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Armed bandits hold up St Kilda convenience store

Posted by: Yvette Gray | 5 December, 2012 - 7:32 AM
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Masked bandits have made off with a cash register during an armed hold up in St Kilda this morning.

Two men armed with knives stormed into the 7-Eleven service station at the intersection of St Kilda and Alma Roads at around 1:45am.

They threatened the store attendant before one of them jumped onto the counter through the grid wire and grabbed the cash register.

The bandits, who were wearing hooded jackets, were last seen running east on Alma Road.

Prahran Embona detectives are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery or anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area at the time is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au 

 

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  • They must have been mexican "BANDITS" or else the reporter has spent too much time watching american films.
    This is australia sub-editor and the term here is thief,thieves or robbers.
    Get on the job or else we will be reading jargonised "trash" as you would call it.Tony windsor used the term sorbent to refer to a like description of a particular daily paper here in australia..Do we need to go that far and find a term for yahoo failure to be professional!Would the word "spew"suit in this instance!

    wommick over use of incorrect word Wednesday 5 December, 2012 - 11:49 AM

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