Police lay armed robbery charges at Margate

Detectives have charged a man and a woman following a violent robbery that occurred earlier this month in Margate.

On April 13 at around 8.40pm, a man entered a convenience store on Oxley Avenue and allegedly threatened a man with a tyre iron.

It will be further alleged that the pair then became involved in an altercation before the man stole a sum of cash and fled the scene.

The attendant, a 28-year-old man, was transported to hospital for treatment to facial and head injures as well as a broken arm.

A 30-year-old Bracken Ridge man has been charged with one count each of grievous bodily harm, robbery with violence and enter premises with intent and he is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 28-year-old Tamborine woman has been charged with one count of armed robbery and is due to appear in the Redcliffe Magistrates Court on April 26.

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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