Police have charged a 20-year-old man following an alleged armed robbery at Browns Plains yesterday afternoon.
Just after 3:30pm, the man allegedly approached a vehicle that was left unattended for a short period of time at a car wash centre.
Staff confronted the man who then allegedly produced a knife and threatened them. He then drove off in the vehicle.
Noone was physically injured.
The vehicle, fitted with a tracking device, was followed to an address in Browns Plains where he was taken into custody.
The 20-year-old Regents Park man was charged with one count of armed robbery.
He will appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Monday, September 16.
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