Police Charge a Woman Over Alleged Robberies

Corinda and Lowood

7 August 2018

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A 35-year-old woman has been charged following alleged robberies at Corinda and Lowood.

It will be alleged a 76-year-old woman was getting out of her vehicle at a Corinda shopping complex on Oxley Road around 9.50am yesterday morning when she was confronted by a woman.

The woman allegedly threatened the woman before stealing the keys to her Corolla and driving away.

Following, police will further allege that around 10.35am a woman produced a knife and threatened staff at a bank on Walters Street in Lowood.

She allegedly stole a sum of cash before fleeing in the stolen Corolla.

Police pursued the vehicle after it was seen travelling at dangerously and at high speed on the Brisbane Valley Highway.

The vehicle struck the tray of a truck whilst weaving through traffic near the Old Toowoomba Road roundabout in Leichardt.

Police arrested the female driver at the scene.

A 35-year-old Ipswich woman has been charged with one count each of armed robbery, robbery with violence, threatening violence, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and failing to stop.

She is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

No one was physically injured during the incidents.

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