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Man charged over seven armed robberies in Logan area

A Logan man will appear in court today charged over several armed robberies across the region in the last nine months.

The 21-year-old is accused of pulling out a large hunting knife at a Liquor store in Rochedale on May 27.

He is then said to have done a similar thing at a Springwood business on June 30, a Rochedale South convenience store on September 4, a liquor store at Underwood on October 23, a chemist at Springwood on January 13 and a petrol station at Rochedale on January 25.


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The man is also accused of entering a Springwood sandwich store on Rochedale Road and producing a machete shortly after 10pm on February 10.

He’s said to have made demands for cash from a staff member.

The worker complied and the man ran off with the money.

A 21-year-old Rochedale South man has been charged with seven counts of armed robbery and is scheduled to appear before the Beenleigh Magistrates Court today.