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Attempted armed robbery charges, Proserpine

Police have charged a 17-year-old man following an alleged attempted armed robbery in which a security guard was injured at a Proserpine golf club last night.

It is alleged a man and a boy broke into the Anzac Road premises around 9pm, damaged property and stole golf equipment before being disturbed by a security guard.

The 55-year-old male security guard confronted the pair and detained one of them before the other returned and allegedly assaulted him with a crowbar.

He sustained minor injuries to his arm and face during the incident and was treated at the scene.

A 17-year-old man and a 10-year-old boy were arrested at a nearby residence.

The 17-year-old has been charged with one count each of attempted armed robbery with violence and entering a premises with intent to commit an indictable offence. He is due to appear in the Proserpine Magistrates Court on November 9.

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