Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway
8.20am: A man has been charged following the alleged armed robbery of a service station in North Rockhampton on August 10.
It will be alleged around 9.20pm Friday a man approached a service station on Thozet Road riding a child-sized scooter.
He then went inside the business and entered a staff area where he allegedly threatened a 22-year-old female attendant with a nearby pair of scissors, demanding she open the till.
The woman complied and the man allegedly removed a sum of cash before demanding cigarettes.
The man then fled the store on the scooter with the money and cigarettes.
Police released images of the suspect on Saturday morning.
A 28-year-old Zilzie man was arrested yesterday and charged with armed robbery and is due to appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court on August 13.