Police investigate armed robbery at Sunnybank Hills

Detectives have charged two boys following an armed robbery in Sunnybank Hills on Thursday evening.

Shortly before 6:30pm on May 23, a 29-year-old man was reversing his car in a local shopping centre on Beenleigh Street when a boy opened the front passenger door, entered the vehicle and demanded money.

The boy has then also demanded the keys to the car and when the man has refused he allegedly threatened him with a knife, holding it to his throat.

The man has then noticed a second boy who has also demanded money and the keys to the car.

The boys took a sum of money but not the car keys before leaving towards Mains Road and Beenleigh Road.

Today, police charged a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old both from Kingston with a total of 14 charges.

The 15-year-old boy has been charged with robbery in company, attempted robbery, enter premises, unlawful entry of a vehicle, possess tainted property, possess drug utensils and two counts of obstruct police.

The 13-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place, armed robbery, attempted robbery, enter premises, unlawful entry of a vehicle and possess tainted property.

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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