Detectives from the Ipswich Child Protection and Investigation Unit have charged a 14-year-old boy following the alleged attempted armed robbery of a Riverview supermarket yesterday afternoon, (September 25), Queensland Police say.
It will be alleged a teenage boy entered the Mitchell Street business around 2.40pm armed with a knife. The youth demanded cash and cigarettes from two employees, a 38-year-old woman and a 58-year-old man. He fled the store empty handed when the pair refused to comply.
A 14-year-old boy from Brassall was later arrested and charged with one count of attempted armed robbery.
No one was physically injured.
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