Police update: Armed robberies, North Brisbane

Detectives have charged a man after three businesses were robbed in North Brisbane on June 5.

It will be alleged at 6.10pm, a man entered a shop on Albar Street at Wavell Heights, armed with a baseball bat and demanded cash and cigarettes. A protective screen surrounding the counter was damaged in the process, but the man left empty handed in a Toyota Camry.

At 6.30pm, a man entered a service station on Webster Road at Chermside West, armed with a baseball bat before he demanded and stole cash and cigarettes.

Officers believe the same man then attended a supermarket on Handford Road at Zillmere at 6.45pm and again threatened staff with a baseball bat before leaving with cash.

At 8.30pm, the Toyota Camry was located at the intersection of Croker and Devitt Streets at Aspley.

On June 8 police located a man at an Albany Creek address and arrested him in relation to these and other offences.

A 28-year-old Albany Creek man has been charged with three counts of armed robbery, one count of attempted armed robbery, six counts of break and enter, four counts of fraud, three counts of stealing, two counts of evade police and one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates court tomorrow, June 9.

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