IN CUSTODY: A man has been arrested in relation to a violent robbery last weekend.
IN CUSTODY: A man has been arrested in relation to a violent robbery last weekend. Trevor Veale

BEHIND BARS: Man arrested over last week's violent robbery

A MAN has been arrested in relation to a violent robbery in Coffs Harbour which left the victim with a bleed on his brain in John Hunter Hospital.

The incident occurred about 1am last Sunday morning, with the 29-year-old victim getting repeatedly punched and kicked during the ordeal.

The victim also had his phone and wallet stolen by the offender. 

Coffs Clarence Police arrested and charged a 23-year-old male from Boambee East in relation to the incident on Thursday. 

Police also executed a search warrant at the home of the man in custody. 

The 23-year-old has been charged with aggravated robbery and was refused bail. 

He'll appear in Coffs Harbour Court on November 12. 



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