Attempted armed robbery in Redbank Plains, QLD

Police have charged a boy after a man was injured during an alleged attempted armed robbery in Redbank Plains overnight.

Police were called to a restaurant on Alawoona Street just before 7pm after a boy allegedly entered the business armed with a knife.

It will be further alleged the boy approached a male staff member and made demands for cash.

When the man refused a struggle occurred and a group of men intervened, holding the boy down until police arrived.

The male staff member sustained a laceration to his arm during the incident and was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment.

A 16-year-old Bellbird Park boy has been charged with attempted armed robbery.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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