Robbery

Teens arrested over robbery, assault

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Amy Remeikis Punched and assaulted for her handbag, a 43-year-old woman is recovering after an alleged attack by five teenage girls.

'Bum crack bandit' jailed for robbery

A Queensland woman has been jailed over a robbery and shooting after her backside and a distinctive tattoo above it were captured on CCTV.

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.

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.

'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.

Shooting could spawn armed robbery squad

Damian Leeding.

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.

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.

Taxi driver assaulted in Gold Coast robbery

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

Couple terrified by garden fork-swinging invader

Kristian Silva A man wielding a garden fork terrified a couple near Toowoomba, before taking the keys to their ute and driving off.

Man in trenchcoat robs Christian book shop

Qld police

Kristian Silva Police search for man who wore grey trenchcoat when he robbed Christian book shop.

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.

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

Sophie Collombet

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

Prison break: hunt for four men, including convicted murderer

Escapees

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,

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.

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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Alleged thief disguised with bucket

Kristian Silva Ned Kelly wannabe allegedly tried to rob Ipswich service station with chainsaw.

Brothel madam charged over league identity's death denied bail

A brothel madam accused of murdering a Brisbane rugby league identity will remain behind bars after a judge denied her bid for bail.

Three charged over robberies in Brisbane

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