Police update: Armed robbery, Mooloolaba

Sunshine Coast Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) detectives have charged a man following investigations into the alleged armed robbery of a Mooloolaba business on the afternoon of June 29.

Police will allege around 3pm a man entered a news agency on the Mooloolaba Esplanade and produced a knife, before making demands for money before he fled on foot with a quantity of cash.

On July 2, investigations led police to charge a 47-year-old Mooloolaba man with one count each of armed robbery and stealing. He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on July 22.

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