Armed robbery charge, Mount Louisa

A 16-year-old boy has been charged following an incident overnight involving a taxi, Queensland Police say.

At around 1am, it will be alleged a 30-year-old taxi driver was assaulted by his passenger, causing the vehicle to crash into a fence on Kathleen Court.

It will further be alleged the driver was threatened again while demands were made for his taxi and belongings.

The driver exited the vehicle on Christian Court and it will be alleged the passenger drove away in the taxi.

Police will allege they located the boy and vehicle a short time later in Plumtree Lane.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with armed robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and unlicensed driving.

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