A man has been charged following two armed robberies alleged to have occurred in the Mackay area.
It will be alleged around 5.45pm on November 30 2017 a man entered a convenience store on Beaconsfield Road armed with a screwdriver.
The man allegedly demanded money from a female staff member, before fleeing the scene on foot with a sum of cash.
It will be further alleged that later at midnight, December 1 2017, a man entered a service station on the Bruce Highway at Coningsby and approached the counter armed with a knife.
The man demanded money from a female staff member, before fleeing the with a sum of cash.
No one was physically injured during either incident.
A 26-year-old Slade Point man has since been arrested and charged with two counts of armed robbery and is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court today (December 7 2017).
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Source: QLD Police