An armed robbery that allegedly netted just a packet of cigarettes could land a Glen Innes woman in jail.
Glen Innes police allege a 31-year-old woman, who faced a bail hearing at Armidale court on Tuesday, held a man at knife-point in a raid on Saturday afternoon, demanding a phone and a packet of cigarettes.
She has been charged with aggravated breaking, entering and stealing while armed and armed robbery with an offensive weapon.
Police allege that at about midday on Saturday February 8, she entered a residential address on East Avenue in Glen Innes before threatening the occupant with a knife.
Police were later called and started a forensic investigation. She was arrested on Monday and charged at 10.55am. Police refused the woman bail.
The offender is known to the victim.
The maximum penalty for armed robbery is 20 years in jail, with the maximum penalty for breaking and entering with an aggravating factor is 25 years in jail.