Man charged following alleged armed robbery

POLICE have charged a 58-year-old Newstead man following an alleged armed robbery in Carisbrook last Friday.

 The man was charged with armed robbery, assault, assault with a weapon and extortion.

Police executed a search warrant and seized  several items, including a firearm.

 The man is also being charged with a separate firearms offence. Ha

 The charge is in relation to an alleged armed robbery at the Carisbrook Transfer Station on Potts Lane. 

 The man was arrested at 2pm yesterday and bailed to appear in the Maryborough Magistrates' Court on April 3.

 A Maryborough Police spokesman said the police would like to thank the general public for their assistance in this case.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Maryborough police on 5460 3300 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Maryborough police on 5460 3300 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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