Three arrested over alleged armed robbery

September 28, 2023 8:07 am in by

Three teenagers have been arrested following an alleged armed robbery north of Scone and pursuit down to Newcastle.

A 73-year-old man was flagged down by three teenagers on the New England Highway at Blandford at about 1 a.m. yesterday.

Police say when he got out of his Ford Ranger the trio allegedly took his keys and threatened him with a knife before driving off with the ute.

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The chase, which started in Singleton, came to an end after officers deployed road spikes at New Lambton.

Two boys and a girl – were arrested at the scene before being taken to Newcastle Police Station.