Second man charged with three armed robberies

POLICE have charged a second man in relation to three alleged robberies of bottle shops in Logan over the weekend.

A 26-year-old man with no fixed address was charged after 8pm on Monday, October 8 following an abandoned vehicle fire at the Argon and Cleves Street intersection at Beenleigh.

A Queensland Police Service spokesperson said the abandoned vehicle belonged to a female Benz Street resident who was allegedly threatened by a man to hand over her keys.

“As a result of inquiries, officers observed the man during a patrol of the area and confirmed he was wanted for a number of offences including three alleged armed robberies at Marsden, Waterford and North Maclean on Saturday afternoon,” the spokesperson said.

“The man was taken into custody a short time later.”

The 26-year-old man was charged with three counts of armed robbery, one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count of unlawful posession of a weapon.

Police have not located the green Kawasaki motorbike rego KLX 250 alleged to have been used in the robberies.

If you have information which can assist police contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.