Police lay armed robbery charge at Carseldine

A man has been charged after a service station was robbed at gunpoint in Carseldine on October 24.

It will be alleged around 9.30pm a man arrived at the business on Gympie Road in a vehicle with stolen number plates and went inside the business wearing a balaclava.

He then produced a shot gun and threatened the store attendant, demanding money and cigarettes.

The attendant complied and the man fled with a sum of cash.

Police intercepted the same vehicle in Wacol on October 27 and took a man into custody.

A 26-year-old Booval man has since been charged with one count of armed robbery, authority required to possess explosives, stealing, receiving tainted property, possessing dangerous drugs and two counts each of possessing anything used in the commission of crime and possess utensils.

He is due to appeal in Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning (October 28).

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