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Feb

Man in custody after alleged armed robbery of servo

Witnesses said at least four police crews had blocked off the scene to the public

A MAN has been taken into custody this morning following the alleged armed robbery of a Bellbird Park service station.

The suspect allegedly threatened the Shell employee at the Jones Rd and Brent Ln site about 7.30am on Tuesday morning.

A Queensland Police spokesman said the alleged offender then fled the scene.

It is understood he made off with an undisclosed sum of cash.

Police located the man a short time later travelling by vehicle.

It is understood the vehicle may have acted as a getaway car during the incident.

Passers-by said they saw at least four police crews at the scene.

The service station was closed to the public as investigations took place.

Charges have not yet been laid.

Extracted from Courier Mail