Charges against a Nowra man over an alleged armed robbery at a central Shoalhaven supermarket in 2017 have been dismissed after trial in Nowra District Court.
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Anthony Thomas Dowell, 30, did not enter a plea to the charge of robbery armed with an offensive weapon.
The charge had been changed from the original indictment of robbery armed with a dangerous weapon.
Court papers stated around 1.50pm on January 15, Dowell allegedly attempted to rob a man of $540 at the Sanctuary Point IGA while armed with a butterfly knife.
The matter went to trial in Nowra District Court in front of Judge Chris Hoy, with a jury returning a not guilty verdict.
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