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Teen charged after police chase in Corrimal

police 8A TEENAGER has been charged over an armed robbery at Balgownie earlier this month and a police pursuit at Corrimal yesterday.
Three men entered a service station on Balgownie Road about 5.20am on Monday September 2.
Police alleged one of the men threatened the attendant with a knife and demanded cash, while a second man ordered the attendant to hand over packets of cigarettes.
No one was injured during the robbery.
Meanwhile police spotted a stolen white Mazda on Robert Cram Drive at Bellambi about 9.30pm on Wednesday.
Officers attempted to stop the car a short time later, before a pursuit was initiated.
The vehicle was stopped on Park Road at Corrimal, where police arrested the 17-year-old driver. He was taken to Wollongong Police Station and charged with robbery in company, two counts of  stealing a motor vehicle and police pursuit (Skye’s Law).

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

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