Two people charged with Aggravated Robbery

A 36-year-old man from Youngtown and a 42-year-old woman from Summerhill have both been charged with Aggravated Robbery.

The charges relate to an incident that is alleged to have occurred at Westbury on 5 December 2020 where a woman was assaulted, and property was stolen from her. Police were advised of the incident on 10 December 2020.

On 10 December police conducted a number of searches in the Launceston area and seized a vehicle and other property alleged to have been stolen from the victim.

The man and the woman were arrested in Summerhill and were later interviewed and charged at Launceston Police Station. Both have been held in custody to attend the Launceston Magistrates Court at 11.30am today.