Update – armed robbery, Burleigh Heads

A man has been extradited from New South Wales and is to face court today in relation to the alleged armed robbery of a Burleigh Waters jewellery store on August 21, 2014.

It will be alleged a man fled the Classic Way store with a gold bracelet before being collected by a second man driving a vehicle. As the vehicle drove off it will be alleged a shop assistant was struck by the vehicle.

An 18-year-old Tweed Heads man has been charged with armed robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and stealing. He is to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court today.


Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444.

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