Walker Street Express                                                  Image: Google
Walker Street Express Image: Google

UPDATE: Customer steps in to stop alleged armed robber

A REGULAR at a Maryborough convenience store stepped in to help stop an alleged attempted arm robbery on Tuesday afternoon.

Walker Street Express manager Jig Patel said a staff member was threatened with a pair of scissors.

"It was one of our regulars," Mr Patel said.

"He walked in the shop and saw he was trying to threaten a staff member and he tried to stop him."

Police allege the man scratched the customer on the chest.

An 18-year-old Tinana man will appear in Maryborough Magistrates Court on Wednesday afternoon charged with attempted armed robbery, stealing and assault occasioning bodily harm.


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