Police Investigate Armed Robbery At Wooloongabba

Police have arrested a 26-year-old Logan man following an armed robbery and two traffic crashes involving a stolen car at Wooloongabba this morning, June 12.

Initial investigations indicate just after 8am, a white Hyundai i30 was parked outside a Tottenham Street shopping complex when the driver, a 43-year-old Morningside woman, was approached by a man armed with a knife.

The man, not known to her, demanded the woman’s vehicle.

The woman complied and was not physically injured.

The man left the scene in the stolen Hyundai which then struck a Kia Sportage along O’Keefe Street in Woolloongabba.

The driver, a 39-year-old Capalaba man, received non-life-threatening injuries.

The man stole the Hyundai which was then involved in a hit-and-run traffic crash along Main Avenue at Stones Corner where it struck a Mazda CX-30 and a BMW iX3.

The driver of the Mazda, a 26-year-old Woolloongabba woman, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The BMW driver, a 53-year-old Camp Hill woman, was not physically injured.

The Hyundai was abandoned near a rugby league club along Main Avenue in Coorparoo.

The driver, a 26-year-old Logan man, was taken into custody along Sixth Avenue a short time later.

He was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life-threatening injures where he continues to assist police with investigations.

Witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam vision is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote these reference numbers: QP2400995447, QP2400994451, QP2400994831

The Queensland Police Service is committed to reducing number of lives lost on our roads.

Data shows that serious crashes can be significantly reduced when drivers recognise and avoid the ‘Fatal Five’ behaviours: speeding, drink and drug driving, not wearing seatbelts, fatigue and distraction.

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Learn more about staying safe on Queensland roads: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/initiatives/fatal-five-staying-safe-roads

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