Man robs Toowoomba restaurant at knife point

A MAN has been charged after he allegedly entered a restaurant on James St yesterday and threatened staff with a knife while making demands for money.

The incident occurred about 4.45pm and after a staff member handed over a sum of cash the man fled the business on foot.

It will be further alleged the man was arrested in James St a short time later.

The 47-year-old Maryborough man has been charged with one count each of armed robbery and unlawful possession of a category M weapon.

He is expected to appear at the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today.

Topics:  crime qps robbery toowoomba

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