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Teen Charged Over Queensland Robbery With Toy Gun

A 13-year-old boy has been charged with armed robbery after he tried to hold up a service station on the Gold Coast.

It's alleged the boy entered the Upper Coomera store on Tuesday evening and demanded cigarettes. When the attendant refused, the boy allegedly produced a toy gun.

"It will be alleged just before 6pm, a boy entered the Brygon Creek Drive store demanding cigarettes," the police report reads.

"When the attendant refused, the boy allegedly produced a toy gun.

"A member of the public grabbed the boy and a struggle ensued where the boy allegedly kicked and smashed a glass window.

"No one was injured during the incident.

"Police attended the scene and arrested the boy who was charged with one count each of armed robbery and wilful damage."

Investigations are continuing into the incident.

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

with AAP

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