Armed robber pleads guilty to $1100 theft

ROBBED: Staff at the IGA supermarket on Swallow Drive were threatened with a crowbar by a thief who fled with cash. Picture: TODD LEWIS

AN ARMED robber who used a crowbar to threaten staff at a city supermarket last night before making away with a large amount of cash has pleaded guilty in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court today.

The 36-year-old Mount Gambier man entered the IGA supermarket on Swallow Drive at around 6pm and stole $1100 from the store.

Several witnesses at the scene provided statements to police regarding the man’s appearance.

After reviewing security camera footage, the prosecution stated that the video evidence “corroborated” the


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