Teen girl charged over alleged armed robbery in Granville last year

A teenage girl has been charged over an alleged armed robbery in Granville last year.

In January 2014, officers attached to the Metropolitan Robbery Unit established Strike Force Tinga to investigate a number of armed robberies at service stations in Sydney’s south west in December 2013.

Specifically, on Wednesday December 25 2013, a male and a female entered a service station on Blaxcell Street, allegedly armed with a Samurai sword and demanded money. They fled the scene with cash.

About 8am today, police executed a search warrant at a home on Namur Street, Granville, where they seized clothing and mobile phones.

A 16-year-old girl was arrested at the scene and taken to Parramatta police station, where she was charged with robbery in company whilst armed with offensive weapon.

She was granted conditional bail and will appear in court on MApril 24.

Police investigations continue.