POLICE have collared a man suspected of committing a terrifying armed robbery in Moree last week.
In the early hours of October 23, a 51-year-old man closed a local pub for the night,
Moments later, he heard the alarm sound and returned to check on the premises.
He found the rear door had been forced open and was confronted by a man with a knife inside the pub.
He was ordered to open a walk-in safe and the offender escaped with a sum of cash.
Following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 29-year-old Moree man just after 3pm on Thursday afternoon.
He was charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon and refused bail.
Meanwhile, four people have been charged for breaching warrants following a sting by Barwon Police’s Target Action Group this week.
Those nabbed include a 38-year-old Moree man, a 30-year-old woman on warrants for serious violence offences and two 41-year-old men, both with outstanding warrants for acts of violence.