Police update 2: Armed robbery, Chermside West

Police have charged a man after a car was stolen in an alleged armed robbery at Chermside West on March 6.

It will be alleged around 4.30pm on March 6, a man approached a woman who was standing beside her parked car containing two children, produced bladed weapons and demanded the keys.

The man allegedly fled in the woman’s white hatchback.

Overnight officers sighted the same vehicle in Slacks Creek, Logan, Browns Plains and Calamvale.

Early this morning a member of the public alerted police the vehicle was travelling through Kedron.

At around 2am, a tyre deflation device was successfully deployed on the Gateway Motorway southbound, near the old Cleveland Road exit at Carina, however the vehicle continued along the Gateway.

The vehicle took the Logan Road exit and then turned right onto Logan Road before coming to a stop at the corner of Gaskell Street at Eight Mile Plains.

A man and a woman who were allegedly travelling in the vehicle were taken into custody at the scene.

A 24-year-old Hillcrest man has been charged with three counts of evade police, two counts of driving without due care and attention and one count each of armed robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempted enter premises and commit an indictable offence, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle whilst adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, stealing and unlawful possession of suspected stolen property.

He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

A 23-year-old Bethania woman has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and possessing utensils and pipes.

She has been bailed to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on March 22.

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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