Man charged over armed robbery at Gold Coast supermarket

A Brisbane man will front court today, charged over an armed robbery at a supermarket in Pimpama last night.

Police say the 45-year-old entered the supermarket on Jacobs Well Road and demanded money from the staff, before fleeing.

He then allegedly pulled a gun on staff who were trying to chase him.


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The dog squad were called in shortly after 7.30pm, before tracking the man down to nearby bushland and arresting him.

The man – from Aspley – has been charged with one count each of entering premises and armed robbery.

He’ll appear at Southport Magistrates Court today.

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