Police update: Taskforce Islands extraditionin Brisbane

Detectives based at Hendra have extradited a man from Victoria this afternoon as part of ongoing investigations into a series of linked armed robberies in Brisbane three years ago.

Taskforce Islands was launched in 2016 after armed robberies at Murrumba Downs, Everton Park, Alderley and Albion during April and May.

The 29-year-old man is expected to be charged tonight and scheduled to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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