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Alleged gunman accused of stealing rifle in armed robbery charged after 24 hours on the run in Western Australia

The man who allegedly held a firearms store at gunpoint has been arrested and charged by Western Australian police.
The man allegedly took a handgun into a Busselton firearms store at 8.50am on May 25, then threatened staff before taking off with a long-range rifle and another gun.
The man left in a silver Holden Commodore after allegedly snatching a rifle and ammunition from a gun shop in Busselton. (WA Police)
The 24-year-old had been on the run until police arrested and charged him.
He faced court today facing one charge of armed robbery, two counts of unlicensed possession firearm/ammunition, and one count of possessing a prohibited weapon.
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