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Brendan Payne
Crime Stoppers

Robbery - Charges - Alice Springs

Friday 11-Sep-2015 13:49

Detectives from the Southern Serious Crime Squad have charged two males aged 17 and 21 following a robbery in Alice Springs.

Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Dash said two offenders entered a service station on Spearwood Road, Sadadeen at around 7:30pm on Wednesday.

“It is alleged the offenders threatened an employee with a knife and stole a quantity of cash before fleeing the area.

“Police arrested the two males in Alice Springs CBD a short time later, they were both charged with aggravated robbery.”

The 21-year-old was also charged with:

  • Drive medium range BrAC (0.166%)
  • Drive unlicensed
  • Drive unregistered motor vehicle

They will appear in Alice Springs Magistrates Court on 11 September today.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a red Mazda 3 sedan being driven erratically in Grevillea Drive, Sadadeen Road and Stott Terrace as well as the Alice Springs CBD on Wednesday night. If you have any information or can assist Police with their enquires please contact them on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Detectives also wish to speak with another man in relation to the robbery.

Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Dash said Police are interested in speaking with 19-year-old Brendan Payne.

“We believe Mr. Payne has information in relation to the incident, and are asking him to come forward and speak to Police.”

Payne is described as being of Aboriginal appearance, approximately 175cm tall and of slim build with short black hair and some facial hair.

“We advise members of the public to not approach Mr. Payne, but instead contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Dash.