Teenager Attempts To Rob 7-Eleven With Toy Gun

Boy facing armed robbery charges

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A petty theft attempt has landed a 13-year-old boy in a bunch of trouble, charged with armed robbery after allegedly trying to rob a 7-Eleven store with a toy gun overnight.

The teenager entered the service station along Brygon Creek Drive at Upper Coomera just before 6pm on Tuesday, demanding the attendant hand over cigarettes and a lighter.

When the worker refused, the boy allegedly produced a toy gun.




Pic: The 7-Eleven targeted by an alleged teenage robber at Upper Coomera.

A bystander stepped in to apprehend the youngster and a struggle ensured, the boy allegedly kicking and smashing a glass window.

Police arrived a short time later to take him into custody, he has since been charged with once count each of armed robbery and wilful damage.

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