Knife crime
Knife crime

Man charged with armed robbery after threatening servo staff

A 23-YEAR-old man has been charged with armed robbery after an incident at a service station on the Warrego Highway in Chinchilla’s east.

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said the man allegedly pulled a knife on staff members after refusing to pay for his items at 3:30am on Friday June 19.

“They were buying cigarettes they refused to pay,” the spokeswoman said.

“The offender produced a knife and left.”

Police arrested the man a couple of hours later.

He is remanded in custody and is expected to front the Dalby Magistrates Court on July 9.


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