Media release

Call for witnesses – Aggravated robbery – Tennant Creek


Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to an aggravated robbery in Tennant Creek on Friday night.

At about 10:20pm, Tennant Creek Police responded to an incident at a service station on Paterson Street involving a 29-year-old male armed with an edged weapon. 

The offender entered the service station multiple times, allegedly threatening staff and stealing various items on each occasion. 

General Duties members swiftly arrested the offender, and a crime scene was established.

The male has been charged with aggravated robbery and other offences. He has been remanded in custody to appear in the Tennant Creek Local Court on Monday 12 February 2024.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident who has yet to speak to police to contact them at 131 444 or Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number NTP24000014521.