Woman arrested over alleged dual servo hold-ups

UPDATE: POLICE have tracked down a woman, believed to be responsible for the alleged armed robbery of two Parkwood service stations.

It’s alleged the 25-year-old entered an Olsen Avenue business around 8.15pm on Saturday and claimed to have a gun.

A male worker handed over cash from the till and the woman took off in a Holden Commodore.


Police say just minutes later she pulled into another petrol station, this time on Parkwood Boulevard, and carried out a similar robbery.

The Parkwood local has been charged with two counts of armed robbery and is expected to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court today.

EARLIER: A WOMAN who within minutes robbed two service stations on the Gold Coast overnight while claiming to be armed with gun remains on the run.

Police say the woman pictured in the supplied CCTV images entered a Caltex servo on the corner of Olsen Avenue and Napper Road at Parkwood around 8.15pm on Saturday and told the male attendant that she was armed with a firearm.

The attendant handed over a stash of cash and the woman fled to a second service station just up the road in a Holden Commodore sedan with Queensland registration 445 VTB.

This time is alleged she entered a Shell service station on the corner of Parkwood Boulevard and Napper Road and again stole money after telling the attendant she was armed with a gun.

Fortunately, no one was physically injured during either robbery.

Police today released CCTV images of the woman, described only as being Caucasian and aged in her 20s, in the hope someone will recognise her.

Gold Coast detectives are investigating the case and are urging anyone who may have any information on the woman’s whereabouts to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.