Update: armed robbery, Yamanto

Ipswich detectives have charged a man following investigations into an alleged armed robbery in Yamanto on March 11.

It will be alleged around 12.20am a man entered a service station on the Cunningham Highway and made threats, armed with a handgun.

The man fled the store after allegedly taking cash and a quantity of cigarettes.

The 32-year-old male attendant was not physically harmed during the incident.

An 18-year-old Willowbank man has been charged with armed robbery.

He is due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court today, March 16.

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

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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