Armed robbery charge in Caloundra, QLD

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a pharmacy in Caloundra yesterday afternoon, have charged a man, Queensland Police say.

Around 5.15pm, it will be alleged a man entered the business on Mayes Avenue and produced a knife before demanding medication from a male staff member.

It will further be alleged the staff member compiled with the man’s demands before the man fled the business on foot.

A 42-year-old Kings Beach man has been charged with one count of armed robbery and seven counts of fraud.

He is scheduled to appear before the Maroochydore magistrates Court today.

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