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Duty calls: WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson lends a hand in Geraldton arrest

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WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson in Geraldton.
Camera IconWA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson in Geraldton. Credit: Adam Poulsen, The Geraldton Guardian

WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson helped arrest a man in relation to an alleged fraud at a Geraldton petrol station today.

Police said a man was at the Sanford Street petrol station about 7.45am when staff became suspicious of his behaviour.

The Commissioner, who is visiting Geraldton, arrived at the service station about the same time and was notified by staff about their concerns.

He then helped local police detain the man at a nearby supermarket.

A 32-year-old man of no fixed address has since been charged with fraud offences and will appear before Geraldton Magistrate’s Court at a later date.

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File image. Caltex petrol station in Cathedral Avenue, Geraldton.
Camera IconFile image. Caltex petrol station in Cathedral Avenue, Geraldton. Credit: Adam Poulsen, The Geraldton Guardian

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