Woman to face court after armed robbery at bottle store

UPDATE: Detectives have charged a 21-year-old woman following the alleged armed robbery of a bottle shop on Smiths Road in Goodna yesterday afternoon.

It will be alleged at around 4:15pm a woman entered the business armed with a knife, threatening a male shop assistant before leaving the premises with a quantity of alcohol and a sum of cash.

Police commenced patrols of the area and located the woman nearby a short time later.

The male shop assistant was not physically injured during the incident.

A 21-year-old woman from Redbank has been charged with one count of armed robbery and is due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

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


EARLIER: A young woman has been arrested in relation to an armed robbery at a liquor store in Goodna.

It was reported that a woman, believed to have been in her teens, entered a BWS armed with a knife and stole a bottle of vodka.

The theft took place about 4.13pm today.

The woman was dressed in a peach-coloured jumper with black leggings and was carrying a leopard print backpack.

Police were called to the scene and arrested a Caucasian woman matching the description in Stuart St, shortly after the robbery.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.


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