Police update: Armed robbery at Cardwell

Detectives have charged a man following an alleged armed robbery at Cardwell on Wednesday, October 16.

It will be alleged that the man entered a store on Victoria Street with another man. The men have jumped the counter and allegedly stolen cigarettes and cash.

It will also be alleged that a female employee was threatened with a screwdriver.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with one count each of armed robbery and possessing a utensil that had been used.

He is due to appear in Innisfail Magistrates Court today.

Investigations are continuing.

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