Knife-point robbery charges
A MAN has been charged over the knife -point robbery of a deli on Parkin Street, Rockingham on October 25.
Appearing in custody at Rockingham Magistrates Court on October 27, Dylan Jacob Greaves was charged with armed robbery, having no authority to drive, possession of drug paraphernalia and stealing a motor vehicle.
The prosecutor alleged that a man entered the deli at 8.10am on October 25 holding a 20cm boning knife.
He further alleged that he approached the counter brandishing the knife at a female staff member and aggressively demanded that she hand over the money.
He said the man then began making a stabbing motion at a chain that secured a donation tin and severing it from its chain.
He attempted to sever another tin but was unsuccessful.
The prosecutor further alleged that the staff member handed over some money and the man then fled to a waiting X5 BMW.
He also alleged before the man fled, he turned to the staff member and said ‘sorry, love’.
The prosecutor said Mr Greaves was arrested later that morning when he was stopped by police on Read Street in the stolen X5 BMW.
Police arrested him on suspicion of the earlier robbery and the offence was captured on CCTV.
Mr Greaves told Magistrate Richard Huston he wanted to organise a lawyer. Mr Greaves was remanded in custody to reappear on November 17.