Robbery

Police dog bites woman hiding in grassland after alleged Logan robbery

Kristian Silva An alleged armed robber needed medical treatment on Sunday morning after she was bitten by a police dog while hiding in thick grassland.

Female, 17, charged over Gold Coast robbery

Kristian Silva A 17-year-old woman will face court over a knife-point robbery of a Gold Coast convenience store on Monday.

'AK47' robbery: Trio arrested over crime spree

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Marissa Calligeros A 17-year-old boy is among three alleged thieves arrested over an armed hold-up at a Brisbane hotel where staff and patrons were held at gunpoint on Wednesday night.

Girl, 16, stabbed in armed robbery

Marissa Calligeros An argument over money allegedly led to the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl in Ipswich overnight.

Police searching for robbery suspect

Dan Nancarrow Gold Coast police are investigating whether two armed hold-ups in Labrador this afternoon were performed by the same person.

Shooting could spawn armed robbery squad

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Marissa Calligeros Police will consider forming a specialised armed robbery squad on the Gold Coast after an officer was shot during a hold-up at a pub overnight.

Taxi driver assaulted in Gold Coast robbery

A taxi driver has been assaulted and his vehicle stolen in a robbery on the Gold Coast.

Murderer, armed robber escaped 'after dog squad cuts'

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The removal of prison night patrol dog squads was a factor that enabled a murderer and an armed robber to escape from a low security jail near Rockhampton, a union delegate says.

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Prison break: hunt for four men, including convicted murderer

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Kristian Silva Three separate manhunts are under way to locate four escaped criminals whose convictions include murder, dangerous sex offences, armed robbery and drug dealing.

Killer and armed robber first to escape from Queensland prisons in 18 months

Kristian Silva The convicted murderer and armed robber who broke out of a Rockhampton correctional facility on Sunday are the first people to escape from a Queensland prison in 18 months, according to authorities,

Man charged over murder of Sophie Collombet

French student, Sophie Collombet, who was found murdered on the banks of the Brisbane river

Marissa Calligeros A 25-year-old man has been charged with the murder, rape, and robbery of French student Sophie Collombet.

Three charged with kidnap and torture

Kristian Silva Three people have been charged over the alleged kidnapping and torture of a 25-year-old man on the Gold Coast last month.

Sophie Collombet murder accused remanded in custody

Marissa Calligeros The man accused of raping and murdering French business student Sophie Collombet has been remanded in custody until May 19.

Sophie Collombet: Hundreds gather for Kurilpa Park vigil

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Kristian Silva Hundreds of people have gathered in Brisbane’s King George Square to hold a public vigil in honour of Sophie Collombet.

Boy, 14, charged with robbing Logan convenience store

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Kristian Silva A 14-year-old boy has been charged with burglary, while police hunt pizza robbers in another heist.

Kuraby shop owner tackles would-be thief

Kristian Silva A tobacco store owner tackled an armed man during a hold-up south of Brisbane on Thursday night.

Three charged over robberies in Brisbane

Two men and a teenager have been charged over a series of armed robberies in Brisbane.

Step up or quit, chief tells police

Queensland’s top cop says officers should quit if they don’t want to be part of the bikie crackdown.

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Caboolture woman poisoned, assaulted

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A woman has survived a shocking sexual assault that saw her poisoned, burnt with cigarettes and held captive in a house north of Brisbane.

Teens stab tourist at South Brisbane

Two teenage bandits have stabbed and punched a German tourist after stealing his laptop and hat in Brisbane.