Police investigate an alleged armed robbery at Currimundi Marketplace
Police investigate an alleged armed robbery at Currimundi Marketplace Warren Lynam

Teen charged after allegedly making gun threats at shop

UPDATE 6AM: 

POLICE have charged a man with armed robbery after an incident at Currimundi on Sunday night. 

Police alleged that at about 4:45pm the man entered a take away business in Nicklin Way and made threats to staff claiming he had a gun and demanding money.

Staff allegedly complied handing over a sum of money and the man left the store on foot.

The man was located by police short time later in Wurtulla and he was arrested and taken into custody.

A 17-year-old Wurtulla man has been charged with robbery and is due to appear in the Caloundra Magistrates Court on July 16.

EARLIER: 

POLICE are investigating an alleged armed robbery at a restaurant at Currimundi Marketplace.

Details are scarce at the moment but it is understood at about 5pm a man entered a Wok Me and passed a note to the attendant claiming he had a gun.

The man has been described as wearing a hooded jumper with red sleeves.

Police are patrolling the area.

There are no further details at this stage.


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