A woman is to appear before court after she was arrested by plain clothes police officers over an armed robbery.
Police allege that at about 7.30am on Monday, September 15, a woman entered a bakery on High Street, Penrith.
She allegedly threatened the proprietor with a knife, demanding property. The woman made off with a mobile phone. She fled from the scene and police were contacted.
It is further alleged that after leaving the store, the woman confronted the drivers of a number of motor vehicles stationary at the intersection of High and Lawson Streets, Penrith. She allegedly demanded the drivers open their door however both vehicles drove off.
The offender then walked past Penrith Police Station where she was arrested by plain clothes police officers.
Police recovered the stolen property and charged the woman with armed robbery. She will appear in court at a later date.