A Brisbane man has been nabbed, shortly after he allegedly robbed a woman in Southport while armed with a hammer.
Gold Coast detectives tracked down the 24-year-0ld from Annerley within hours of the alleged attack.
A woman, also 24, told Police she was approached on Wardoo Street around 5.30pm on Friday by a man holding a hammer and asking for money.
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She gave in to his demands and he ran off.
He was later charged with armed robbery and possessing dangerous drugs to face Southport Magistrates Court later today.