Armed robbery in Nanango

UPDATE 6.55AM:

A 22-year-old Nanango man was charged last night with the armed robbery of the Shell Service Station. 

He was due to appear in court this morning.

A 16-year-old man from Goomeri was also charged with being in possession of stolen property related to the robbery.

He was charged and given conditional bail by police.

UPDATE: 

POLICE are warning residents against buying cheap cigarettes or tobacco following last night's armed robbery.

"It is potentially stolen property," the Crime Investigation Bureau detective said. 

It is illegal to knowingly be in possession of stolen property. 

Anyone with information about someone selling cheap tobacco products in the South Burnett should contact Kingaroy police on 4160 4900 or crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.  

EARLIER: 

A WOMAN was held up at knife point last night at Nanango.

About 10.50pm a man walked into a service station on Henry St and produced a knife.

He demanded money and cigarettes from the attendant, who handed him a sum of cash and cigarettes.

The man fled the scene.

He was last seen on foot heading towards Drayton Street.

The man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, in his early 20s with scars on his face and an eyebrow ring.

The female attendant was not physically injured during the robbery.

Police are investigating.

More to come.

South Burnett

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