OTR Port Wakefield Robbery: SA Police investigating service station robbery

In a shocking turn of events, the staff members of a Port Wakefield road service station were tied with cable wires by armed robbers during a robbery. According to the reports, this robbery incident is a matter of early Wednesday morning. Since this robbery incident took place in Adelaide’s north area, people have been keenly looking for updates on an investigation into this case. To cater to the queries of the people, we have extracted some vital information from police reports. Police explained that three men were involved in the OTR Port Wakefield robbery that happened at around 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Otr Port Wakefield Robbery
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Police launched an investigation into the Otr Port Wakefield robbery

The workers of Port Wakefield service station were bound with cable. They remained tied for about an hour during the robbery. Three men entered the service station at about 1 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. The service station in question is located on Port Wakefield Highway in Bolivar. Police also confirmed that the robbers were armed during the robbery. Matt Brown, a senior police constable, said one of the three robbers was armed with a crowbar. Therefore, they easily managed to bind the service staff members with cable.

Since people heard about this robbery incident, they are in a frenzy to know what items the robbers wiped out from the service station. After the preliminary investigation, police said the perpetrators took away cash and cigarettes from there. Senior Constable Matt Brown told ABC Radio Adelaide, “Staff members were restrained with cable ties whilst the men attempted to break into a safe using a concrete cutter,” Some public members arrived at the service station an hour after the robbery happened there. They tried to catch the robbers but they escaped the service station from the backside of the building and ran away in a Holden Statesman sedan.

Matt Brown further added, “About an hour later, members of the public arrived at the service station and disturbed the suspects who took off through the rear of the building and left in a gunmetal grey-colored Holden Statesman sedan, which was last seen heading south on Port Wakefield Highway.” Have the police arrested any suspect in connection with the Ort Port Wakefield robbery? No, the police have not arrested any perpetrator. Despite, the detectives searching the whole area the suspects could be traced. According to the police, the robbers were wearing dark jumpers and pants during the robbery at the service station.