A 19 year old from Risdon Vale has been charged in relation to the armed robbery allegedly committed at the Elwick Hotel Glenorchy.
The man was charged with Motor Vehicle Stealing, Stealing, Armed Robbery and Unlawfully Set Fire to Property and detained for court to appear today over the incident at the Elwick Hotel at 3am on Monday.
The investigation is ongoing and Police are appealing for information, in particular about a red Subaru station wagon (Registration DJ3639) stolen from West Hobart on Sunday evening and a green Mitsubishi Mirage (Registration DZ8469 or similar) which was seen with the red Subaru during the course of the evening.
CCTV image released by Tas Police
Police would still like anyone with any information in relation to the matter to contact Glenorchy CIB on 61732881 or alternatively information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au