GC man among two arrested over string of ATM robberies across SE Qld

A Helensvale man is one of two people who have been arrested over a string of ATM robberies across South East Queensland over the past year.

Police arrested the two men, who are in Australia from the UK on working Visas, following the robbery of an ATM at Aspley overnight.

“Detectives arrested the men as they were attempting to leave the premises. One man sustained a bite from a police dog after he fled the scene,” police said in a statement.



Police say it’s alleged the offenders attempted to break into and rob nine ATM machines across Brisbane and the Gold Coast between January 15, 2017 and Tuesday January 23, 2018.

A 34-year-old man from Helensvale will appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning charged with various offences including four counts of enter a premises and commit and indictable offence.

Police say a second man, aged 38 from Albany Creek, will be charged later today with nine counts of enter a premises and commit an indictable offence and obstructing police.

He is due to appear before court at a later date.

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