Armed robbery, Caboolture: Police have arrested two teenagers after an alleged armed robbery at Caboolture last night. Around 7.15 a boy and girl entered a shop at the corner of Matthew Terrace and King Street. The boy has allegedly produced a knife and demanded money and cigarettes from the employee. The boy then allegedly grappled with the employee while the girl snatched money and cigarettes and then she fled the store. Police officers happened to be nearby the shop at this time and came to the employee’s aid and quickly detained both the teenagers. The 16-year-old boy and the 15-year-old girl will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.
Suspicious fire, Charleville: Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred just after 10.35 last night in a dwelling in Galatea Street, Charleville. They are particularly keen to talk with two people who were allegedly seen inside the unoccupied building shortly before the fire broke out. The QFRS attended and extinguished the fire which caused extensive damage to the entire dwelling.
Serious traffic crash, Yorkeys Knob: Police are investigating a serious traffic crash that happened around 9.45 last night on the Captain Cook Highway at Yorkeys Knob. Initial investigations indicate that a single vehicle was heading north on the highway when for unknown reasons it left the roadway and crashed into a concrete storm water culvert. Continuing through the culvert the vehicle came to a stop on the south bound lanes of the Highway. The 27-year-old male passenger was thrown from the vehicle and sustained serious internal injuries while the 22-year-old man driving was trapped in the vehicle. The driver sustained serious internal as well as leg injuries. Both men were taken to the Cairns Base Hospital where their conditions are listed as serious. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
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