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Man charged after 23yo robbed at knifepoint in Surfers

A 35-year-old man has been charged over the violent robbery of a 23-year-old man in Surfers Paradise on Friday night.

The robbery occurred around 9.30pm, when the younger man was walking along Cypress Avenue.

Police said the older man threatened the 23-year-old with a knife before stealing his personal items and running off.


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Two friends of the victim gave chase to the thief, however an altercation broke out, resulting in the duo receiving cuts to their hands and arms.

Following investigations, police charged a 35-year-old Surfers Paradise with one count of armed robbery.

He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on April 18.

 

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