Attempted armed robbery at Mount Pritchard store

A man has been charged for an attempted armed robbery at a store in Mount Pritchard and will appear at Liverpool Local Court today.

Police allege that a man armed with a firearm entered the store on Hemphill Road just before 7pm on Monday.

Officers said the store’s owners, a 69-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman, chased the man out of the store and he fled empty-handed.

Cabramatta police arrested a 25-year-old man nearby and he was charged with armed robbery with an offensive weapon.