Woman charged after armed robbery at fast food shop

A WOMAN has been charged following an armed robbery at a fast food shop at Mermaid Waters this evening.

It will be alleged just after 8pm a women entered the Karbunya Street business whilst wearing a mask and produced a knife demanding money from staff.

A second staff member used a sign to push the woman out of the store. She rode off on a bicycle empty handed.

No one was physically harmed during the incident.

A woman was detained by members of the public a short distance away until police arrived.

A 30-year-old Mermaid Waters woman has been charged with armed robbery and is expected to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on December 28.

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

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