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Man arrested at Bulli for car-jacking

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A MAN has been arrested at Bulli and charged with multiple offences following an alleged carjacking at Keiraville earlier this month.

A 21-year-old man parked his Volkswagen Golf on Robsons Road, Keiraville about 9.40am on Tuesday December 11, before he was approached by an unknown man from a nearby parked Toyota Aurion.

The 21-year-old man was allegedly struck three times with an electronic controlled device, before the man took his car keys.

The unknown man drove from the scene in the Volkswagen Golf, which was followed by the Toyota Aurion being driven by a woman.

Following inquiries, about 9.15am yesterday (Wednesday), a 20-year-old man was arrested at Bulli and a 34-year-old woman was arrested by Lake Illawarra Police District officers.

They were both taken to Wollongong Police Station.

The man was charged with armed robbery, steal motor vehicle, and other offences allegedly committed in the Wollongong and Illawarra regions, including assault occasioning actual bodily harm, larceny, and fraud.

The woman was charged with robbery in company, steal motor vehicle, fraud, and larceny.

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About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and 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 Australia 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 writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed 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 Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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