Queensland Police are expected to give a press conference this afternoon over the charges. Picture: File photo
Queensland Police are expected to give a press conference this afternoon over the charges. Picture: File photo

Bay man charged with attempted armed robbery overnight

Police have charged a man after the alleged attempted armed robbery at the Boat Club in Hervey Bay overnight.

It is understood a man armed with a knife entered the Buccaneer Drive premises and approached the gaming area about 7.20pm.

He allegedly jumped the counter before demanding staff hand over money.

A female employee raised the alarm and staff members and patrons at the club restrained the man until police arrived a short time later.

A 28-year-old Pialba man is due to face Hervey Bay Magistrates Court today charged with one count of attempted armed robbery.

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