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Armed robbery in Epping on Christmas Eve morning

Police this morning (24 December) arrested an 18-year-old man following an armed robbery in Epping.

Investigators were told a 19-year-old man was walking along Cooper Street when he was approached by a man who allegedly demanded money from the victim just after midnight.

The victim was then allegedly assaulted and the man produced a knife and threatened the victim.

The victim’s mobile phone was stolen and the offender fled on foot.

Police arrested the man a short time later and he is currently in police custody.

The victim sustained minor facial swelling and bruising and his mobile phone was recovered nearby.

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