Police update: Armed robbery at Coolangatta

Police investigating the armed robbery of a teenager at Coolangatta on Monday have charged two people.

Around 9.40pm on September 23, a 17-year-old Tweed Heads boy was walking home along Marine Parade after work when a vehicle allegedly stopped beside him and a male passenger exited the vehicle.

The male allegedly produced a knife, made threats and demanded the boy’s property.

The teen handed over an iPhone XR, Airpod earphones, clothing items, jewellery and cash, before the male re-entered the vehicle and drove away.

The teen was not injured during the armed robbery.

A 19-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy have been charged with one count each of armed robbery.

The man will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

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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