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Update: Charges, armed robbery, South Townsville

Townsville detectives investigating the alleged armed robbery of a South Townsville convenience store on Monday, March 14 have charged a man.

A 28-year-old Yabulu man was arrested today and is due to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with one count of armed robbery.

Police will allege around 1.30pm a man armed with a knife entered a Boundary Street business, threatening a 72-year-old female store employee, before stealing cash. No one was physically injured.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 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 Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.

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