MAN CHARGED OVER NORTH GOFORD ROBBERY

An accused robber has fronted court after swimming off to evade police in Gosford.

The 35-year-old allegedly demanded staff open a safe at Amber Tiles in North Gosford Monday, stealing cash.

He then allegedly drove off in a stolen vehicle, before crashing and being found in a nearby golf course pond.

The Woy Woy man has been refused bail to return to Gosford Local Court next month.

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