A man has appeared in court, charged with robbing a Southport service station armed with a metal bar.
Around 7.15pm, the 23-year-old man entered the servo on Smith Street, demanding cigarettes and cash.
A member of the public was in the store at the time of the robbery and managed to disarm the man, pinning him to the floor until police arrived.
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The man, from Deception Bay appeared in court today charged with armed robbery.
He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court again on September 5.