Police update: Armed robbery at Rockhampton

Police have charged a 19-year-old man from Kawana following an armed robbery at a licensed premise in Rockhampton last month.

On April 30 at around 12.30am the 19-year-old allegedly entered a hotel on Upper Dawson Road armed with a tyre iron and approached the counter.

He then threatened a bartender with the weapon, demanding money and then fled the business in a silver sedan.

The 19-year-old man has been charged with one count of armed robbery.

He has also been charged with burglary and commit indictable offence and one count of assault occasioning bodily harm while armed, in relation to a home invasion on Waterloo Street on May 7.

He will appear at the Rockhampton Magistrates Court tomorrow, May 16

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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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