Around 4.20pm three females entered the Subway shop on Blanchard Street, approached the counter and produced a star picket to threaten a male employee.
Around 4.20pm three females entered the Subway shop on Blanchard Street, approached the counter and produced a star picket to threaten a male employee. Contributed

13-year-old among girls involved in star picket robbery

UPDATE 11.50am: Detectives have charged three teenagers following investigations into the armed robbery of a take away store in Berserker on Sunday afternoon.

A 16,14 and 13-year-old girl were all charged with one count of armed robbery whilst in company.

It will be alleged that around 4.20pm the three girls entered the shop on Blanchard Street, approached the counter, produced a star picket and threatened a male employee who fled to a room at the rear of the business and locked the door

The trio are then alleged to have stolen a sum of cash from the register, before fleeing on foot.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

INITIAL: A TAKEAWAY store in North Rockhampton was the target of an armed robbery yesterday afternoon.

Around 4.20pm three females entered the Subway shop on Blanchard Street, approached the counter and produced a star picket to threaten a male employee.

The employee fled to a room at the rear of the business and locked the door.

The trio then stole a sum of cash from the register, before fleeing on foot with a fourth female, believed to have been waiting outside the business.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

The females are all described as being Aboriginal and juveniles.

Upon arrival, a number of officers patrolled the area, however could not locate the females.

Police are investigating and are encouraging anyone who may have seen the females or have further information to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.


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