Man charged after robbing Qld pub, sexually assaulting worker

Detectives have charged a man with armed robbery and sexual assault following an incident in Mackay on December 17.

Around 2.20am a man forced entry to the Nebo Road hotel and confronted the two female employees who were performing closing duties.

The man allegedly pointed a shorten firearm at both staff, before demanding they hand over money from the poker machines.


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During the incident the man allegedly sexually assaulted one of the women.

A 34-year-old man has been charged with one count each of of armed robbery, enter premises to commit indictable offence and sexual assault whilst armed and two counts each of deprivation of liberty and common assault.

He is due to appear at the Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

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