Appeals for information into two armed robberies, Gladstone

July 7, 2023 7:45 am in by
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Police are investigating two armed robberies which occurred recently in Gladstone.

It’s alleged on Wednesday June 28, a man was parked at a taxi rank in New Auckland when an unknown offender entered the vehicle at 1.40pm.

Officer say he threatened the driver with a knife, forcing him to hand over money and then fled in an unknown direction.

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On Tuesday July 4, police say an offender entered a shop on Chapman Drive at around 4.20pm and threatened a female staff member with a knife.

The offender demanded a sum of cash from the register and then fled the scene.

Neither of the victims were physically injured.

Police are appealing for information to help locate a 17-year-old boy they believe can assist with enquiries, into the incidents.