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Alleged armed robber charged after 24 hours on the run



The man who allegedly held a firearms store at gunpoint has been arrested and charged by Western Australian police.

The man allegedly took a handgun into a Busselton firearms store at 8.50am on May 25, then threatened staff before taking off with a long-range rifle and another gun.

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The 24-year-old had been on the run until police arrested and charged him.

He faced court today facing one charge of armed robbery, two counts of unlicensed possession firearm/ammunition, and one count of possessing a prohibited weapon.

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