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Geraldton detectives search for 42-year-old man linked to alleged robbery and assault on Cellarbrations worker

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Geraldton Detectives are appealing for information, in relation to the whereabouts of 42-year-old Chad Holland.
Camera IconGeraldton Detectives are appealing for information, in relation to the whereabouts of 42-year-old Chad Holland. Credit: WA Police

A police manhunt is ongoing following an alleged bottle shop robbery in Wonthella which left a store attendant requiring medical treatment.

Geraldton Detectives are appealing for information in relation to the whereabouts of a 42-year-old man, who they believe can assist with a number of ongoing investigations relating to the robbery.

The man is described as about 186cm tall, medium build, with grey hair. It is believed he may be in the Geraldton area, however it is also possible he’s travelled to the metropolitan area.

Police are calling for witnesses who can assist their investigation regarding a robbery at Cellarbrations, Wonthella.
Camera IconPolice are calling for witnesses who can assist their investigation regarding a robbery at Cellarbrations, Wonthella. Credit: WA Police

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Jasmine Lee Dalgety appeared from custody in Geraldton Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with aggravated robbery.

Police allege on November 12 around 6pm Ms Dalgety and a co-accused attempted to steal seven bottles of alcohol worth $550 from Cellarbrations in Wonthella with violence. It’s further alleged a female store attendant was assaulted during the robbery.

Ms Dalgety, 29, will reappear in court on November 28 for legal advice and bail was not considered.

Detective Sen Const Joe Connolly alleged a stolen white Toyota Corolla was used by Ms Dalgety and the 42-year-old to flee the scene. The stolen vehicle has since been recovered.

Sen Const Connolly said police identified and charged a further two suspects involved in the alleged robbery, but wouldn’t specify how they were linked.

“Three people have been charged as a result of investigation. Once the other man has been spoken to, more details will be released,” he said.

Police request anyone who sights someone described as the above should contact police immediately on 131 444, or if they have information on his whereabouts, to report it via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperswa.com.au.

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