Three charged with BCU robbery

One of the men being arrested in Macksville about one hour after holding up the BCU branch in Urunga.Three people arrested over three armed robberies, including a hold-up at the Urunga Credit Union on Monday, June 4 will remain in custody to reappear in Court again next month.
Nanjing Night Net

The trio was arrested by police an hour after the Urunga BCU branch in Bowra St was held-up at 10am.

Police allege two men armed with a handgun and a tyre lever threatened staff and made off on foot with a large sum of money.

Witnesses, who saw the robbery, told police the men fled to a nearby laneway where a third person was waiting in a white Toyota Corolla was waiting.

A woman arrested with the men inside the car in Macksville around 11.15am allegedly drove the getaway vehicle.

After they were interviewed, police also laid charges over an armed hold-up on the Coffs Harbour South McDonalds on Monday, May 14 and an armed robbery at the BP service station at Boambee on Wednesday, May 16.

The three charged over the offences are Phillip Jarrett, 37, Peter Stadhams, 29 and Jasmine Bowden, 25, all of Bowraville.

They have been remanded in custody after brief bail court appearances to reappear in the Coffs Harbour Local Court on Tuesday, July 24.

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