Police lay armed robbery charges at North Brisbane

A man has been charged with the alleged armed robberies of three bottle shops across Brisbane’s north over the weekend.

Around 9.20pm on Friday, the man walked into a liquor store on Everest Street at Warner where it will be alleged he used a broken bottle to threaten the employee before fleeing with a sum of money and alcohol.

Then it will be alleged the man used a syringe to threaten a staff member at a Burpengary bottle shop around 6pm last night. Money was also stolen during the incident.

Less than an hour later the man entered a licensed premises on River Street at Petrie where it will be alleged he threatened an employee with a syringe and fled with a sum of cash.

No one was hurt during the incidents.

Officers attended a Petrie residence today where a 20-year-old man was arrested in relation to the three alleged armed robberies.

The man has been charged with four counts of armed robbery and is expected to appear in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

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