Police lay armed robbery charge at Coolum Beach

Sunshine Coast detectives have charged a teenager following the alleged armed robbery of a Coolum bottle shop on Monday, March 29.

Just before 7pm police will allege the 16-year-old boy entered the Beach Road business demanding cash and alcohol.

It will be further alleged he threatened the shop attendant with a knife, before taking a four pack of mixed spirits and two bottles of spirits.

The 32-year-old male attendant was not injured.

Yesterday police attended a Peregian Springs address where it will also be alleged clothing worn by the youth at the time of the offence was located along with a cannabis plant and two knives.

A 16-year-old boy from Peregian Beach has been charged with armed robbery, weapons offences, production of dangerous drugs and enter premise.

He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Children’s Court this month.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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