Qld cab driver robbed at knifepoint

A MAN is due to face court today after allegedly robbing a taxi driver at knife-point yesterday.

It’s understood the man was being driven in a cab from Annerley to a hotel at Acacia Ridge when he allegedly demanded the driver hand over cash from the till.

When the taxi driver refused, the man allegedly produced a large knife before taking off with cash.


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He didn’t get very far before he was taken into custody by police.

The 26-year-old was charged with count of armed robbery and is due to appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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