Robberies may be linked
Regional detectives are investigating two armed robberies that occurred in Leda and Winthrop on Sunday night.
About 7.30pm on September 23, an armed man with his face covered entered a retail store on Somerville Boulevard in Winthrop.
He made threats towards the staff member and a struggle ensured, with the man leaving the store empty-handed.
About 8.30pm, an armed man with his face covered entered a United Petroleum service station on Feilman Drive in Leda.
He made threats towards the staff member and went behind the counter. He managed to remove cash from the till before leaving the store.
In both incidents the man was described as 175-180cm tall, medium build, wearing dark clothing and with some material covering his face.
Investigators are working on whether the incidents were linked.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make an online report at crime stopperswa.com.au.