A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged and a 14-year-old boy is assisting police with inquiries following two reported armed robbery offences in Maroochydore this week.
The 16-year-old has been charged with one count each of armed robbery, and attempted robbery while armed. He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.
On October 30, two males entered an Aerodrome Road supermarket around 9.20pm before allegedly threatening the attendant with a knife and fleeing with a sum of cash.
The next morning, two males entered another convenience store on Aerodrome Road around 4.45am, before allegedly threatening the attendant with a knife and demanding cash.
The arrival of another customer disturbed the two males who left the store empty handed.
Investigations are continuing.