Schoolies robbed at knifepoint in Surfers Paradise

Police have charged three males after the alleged armed robbery of two 17-year-old men celebrating schoolies in Surfers Paradise overnight.

At around 9:30pm two men were walking along Peninsular Drive when they were approached by three males, one of which pulled out a knife and made demands.

The offenders ran off after stealing items, and police located them a short time later in the area.


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Two Parkwood men, aged 17 and 18 have have been charged with two counts of robbery.

The 17-year-old man is due to face Southport Court on December 7, 2016 while the 18-year-old man is due to face Southport Court on December 8, 2016.

A 16-year old boy from Pacific Pines has also been charged with the same offences and will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.