Kingston man charged after armed robbery

A 20-YEAR-OLD Kingston man and 29-year-old Kippa Ring man have been charged after an armed robbery at Banyo on Sunday night.

About 8.30pm two men allegedly entered a Blinzinger Rd house and threatened a group of friends with a handgun.

The men allegedly demanded phones and wallets from the friends, and then took the keys to a vehicle, which they fled in.

At 9.40pm police found the car and two men at Hodgson St, Zillmere.

They have both been charged with five counts of armed robbery and one count each of burglary, common assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, dangerous conduct with a weapon, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possess explosives (ammunition), possess dangerous drug and possess utensils.

The 29-year-old man has also been charged with unlicensed driving.
 


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