Armed robbery charge in Maryborough, QLD

Police have charged a man in relation to the armed robbery of a corner store in Maryborough this morning (August 13), Queensland Police say.

It will be alleged around 6.50am, the man entered a Churchill Street store armed with a knife where he allegedly threatened a male shop attendant before fleeing on foot with a sum of cash.

Police located the man a short time later where he was arrested without incident.

An 18-year-old Maryborough man has been charged with one count of armed robbery and is due to appear in Maryborough Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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