Man robbed at knifepoint

Updated April 18 2018 - 9:35pm, first published November 1 2011 - 5:00pm

A woman allegedly held a knife to the throat of a man during an aggravated robbery outside the Commonwealth Bank in Fyshwick early yesterday morning. The man, who was cut on the hands and cheek trying to fight her off, was taking cash out of an ATM at the Collie Street bank about 12.40am. A male accomplice joined the woman and punched the victim in the face, ending the scuffle. The man and woman demanded he withdraw more money from the ATM, police say, but after several unsuccessful attempts they took cash from the victim and fled.

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