Police lay armed robbery charges at Nambour

Sunshine Coast detectives have charged a man with armed robbery and robbery with personal violence after a security guard was allegedly assaulted and alcohol stolen at Nambour yesterday (October 13).

Around 2.30pm yesterday, a man entered a Mill Lane store and allegedly stole several bottles of alcohol. A security officer was alerted to the incident and located the man in a nearby carpark.

The man allegedly produced an edged weapon, threatened the 60-year-old security officer and ran off.

Members of the community led the officer to a nearby park where the man allegedly ran at the officer, knocking of his feet.

The man allegedly repeatedly kicked the man until he was chased off by members of the public.

Police located the man a short time later and took him into custody.

The Kulangoor man was denied police bail and is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.

The security guard sustained minor injuries.

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