Law quickly catches up with alleged Merrimac robber

A MERRIMAC man will face court, accused of holding up a local bottle shop.

It’s alleged the 22-year-old entered the Jura Parade business and demanded money, just before 8pm on Saturday.

Police say he threatened the male attendant and claimed to have a gun.


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The worker, who was not injured, handed over a sum of cash, before the man ran off.

Police quickly caught up with the man and charged him with armed robbery, to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on Monday.