MAN CHARGED OVER ROBBERY AT MID NORTH COAST

A man has been charged over an alleged robbery on the state’s Mid North Coast.

The crime was uncovered as a result of a critical incident investigation established to investigate the death of a 45-year-old man following a confrontation with police at a unit on North Street, Grafton.

Their inquiries revealed two men allegedly entered the unit and assaulted the occupants before stealing cash prior to the attendance of police.

Following further inquiries by detectives from Coffs/Clarence Police District, a 27-year-old man was arrested at a Grafton home yesterday.

He was taken to Grafton Police Station and charged with two counts of robbery in company and aggravated enter dwelling with intent – knowing people there.

The man appeared at Grafton Local Court yesterday and was refused bail to appear at the same court next Monday.