Mirrabooka Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 4.30pm on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at the Fragrant Gardens Reserve in Mirrabooka.

A man approached a 15 year old boy as he walked away from the Honeywell Boulevard Shopping Centre and through the Fragrant Gardens Reserve. The man assaulted the victim, causing him to fall to the ground and stated to him that he was armed with a gun.  The man demanded for the boy to hand over his necklace and money.

The man removed the necklace from the boy and the boy handed him a small amount of cash from his wallet.  The man told the boy to get up and walk away from him without turning around.  While the boy did this, the man left the area.

The man is described as tanned skin, medium build, 22-27 years of age with black hair and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, sunglasses, a black shirt over black and red shorts. The POI is described as having tattoos of spikes and circles across his neck and throat with tattoos on both upper arms.

Police have released an identikit image of a man who they believe can assist them with their enquiries.

If you have any information about this offence make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, where all calls are strictly confidential, and rewards are offered. Please quote Reference Number 8439.

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