Police investigate armed robbery at Southport 30 June

Police have charged a 22-year-old man in relation to the alleged armed robbery of a pizza delivery rider at Southport overnight.

It is alleged around 7pm an 18-year-old man was riding a bicycle delivering pizza to a Woomera Street house when he was approached by a man armed with a metal bar who demanded money.

The delivery cyclist was allegedly struck to the neck before he rode off and was allegedly chased by the armed man who continued to demand money. The delivery driver threw what money he had at the man.

Police investigations led them to locate the alleged man involved.

The 18-year-old delivery cyclist received minor injuries.

A 22-year-old Southport man has been charged with armed robbery.

He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court today.

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