Update 2: armed robbery, North Cairns

Detectives have charged a man following investigations into an alleged armed robbery in North Cairns on February 29.

It will be alleged a man entered the store on Sheridan Street at around 9.45pm armed with a knife and demanded cigarettes and money before producing a second knife and threatening the cashier.

The employee complied with the demands and the man allegedly left with a quantity of tobacco products and a sum of money.

No one was physically injured during the incident.

Police have charged a 47-year-old North Cairns man with one count of armed robbery. He is due to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court today.

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