Teenage boy charged over armed robbery at Gold Coast servo

A 16-year-old boy has been charged after allegedly robbing a service station on the Gold Coast earlier this week.

Queensland Police had been on the hunt for the offender after the incident at a Highland Park servo on Monday night.

He’s accused of entering the Alexander Drive business around 9pm while armed with a knife and standing behind the female worker as she stocked shelves.


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The 27-year-old women became uncomfortable and ran into a secure back room.

The offender then jumped the counter and stole a stack of cigarettes from the cabinet before running off.

The 16-year-old has since been charged with armed robbery and enter premises with intent to commit indictable offence.

He was remanded in police custody to appear in Southport Children’s Court today.