Armed Robber Sentenced to Nine Months

Convicted armed robber Phillip Fitch will spend another six months behind bars before regaining his liberty.

Mr Fitch was represented by Claire Graham, of Bosscher Lawyers, Toowoomba

Fitch, 23, had been held in custody since he and an 18-year-old accomplice held up the Shell Service Station in Margaret St, Toowoomba, on the night of July 2.

In CCTV footage of the incident played to Toowoomba District Court yesterday, prosecutor Caitlin Thompson pointed out that the 18-year-old had held the sliding door entrance to the store open while Fitch approached the female console operator with a knife.

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