Police hunt man who used axe in violent Rockingham robbery

Rockingham detectives are searching for a man who pulled out an axe during a robbery on Monday.

About 4:00pm, it’s believed a man attempted to leave a store on Council Avenue without paying for a trolley of products.

When staff confronted the man it’s alleged he produced a small axe from his shorts and swung it at the shop attendants.

The man is described as fair skinned, aged in his early 30s, is a slim build, about 170cm tall and has dark blond hair.

He was last seen running west through the Read Street underpass, wearing a red t-shirt and dark shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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