Aggravated Armed Robbery – North Hobart

At 10:15pm on Saturday 28th January, 2012, two males have entered the gaming area of the Queens Head Hotel, North Hobart, one armed with a firearm. 

The males confronted a staff member and patron and whilst the armed male stood guard the other male removed a quantity of cash.

As the males left the hotel they were confronted by the licensee and staff members.  After a short struggle one male was detained whilst the other male fled West on Newdegate Street.

All monies taken have been recovered, along with the firearm.

A patron and two staff members required medical attention at the scene for injuries sustained.

A 34 year old man has been charged with Aggravated Armed Robbery and will appear in court later today.

Police would like anyone with information or who witnessed the incident to contact Hobart CIB 6230 2603 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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