Bank heist charges laid

Sunday Tasmanian - - News -

DE­TEC­TIVES have charged a man with the armed rob­bery of a Launce­s­ton bank on Fri­day.

Po­lice ar­rested the man in the Launce­s­ton sub­urb of Waver­ley about 4am yes­ter­day, af­ter the Mow­bray branch of the ANZ Bank was al­legedly held up on Fri­day af­ter­noon.

The man, 29, of no fixed ad­dress, was charged with armed rob­bery, re­sist­ing po­lice, pos­sess­ing a con­trolled drug and con­tra­ven­ing bail con­di­tions, and ap­peared at an out-of-hours court ses­sion yes­ter­day.

Con­tact Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestop­per­ with in­for­ma­tion.

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