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Teen accused of threatening bottle-o worker at knife-point


A teenager hsa been charged, accused of holding up a Coolum bottle-o on Monday.

Police allege the 16-year-old boy entered the Beach Road business shortly before 7pm, demanding cash and alcohol.

They claim he threatened the shop attendant with a knife, before taking a four pack of mixed spirits and two bottles of spirits.

The 32-year-old male attendant was not injured.

Investigations led Sunshine Coast detectives to a Peregian Springs home yesterday, where clothing allegedly worn by the youth at the time of the offence was located, along with a cannabis plant and two knives.

A 16-year-old boy has since been charged with armed robbery, weapons offences, production of dangerous drugs and enter premise.

He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Children’s Court this month.

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