Bystander uses a chair to stop alleged teen robber

A teenage boy has been charged following the attempted armed robbery of a takeaway food store at Inala last night.

It will be alleged that around 6.30pm, a male entered the Skylark Street business armed with a metal bar and demanded money, striking the counter with the bar.

A male bystander armed himself with a chair and has confronted the boy, managing to disarm him. The boy was then restrained until police arrived.

No one was injured during the incident.

A 15-year-old Inala boy was charged with enter premises and commit indictable offence, attempted armed robbery and common assault.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.

Topics:  crime inala police robbery

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Rhonda McLucas going coast to coast across the UK for a cure

ROCKY ROAD: Gatton Real Estate principal Rhonda McLucas undertook the West Highland Way walk in 2017.

Rhonda McLucas is taking on the Coast to Coast Walk for a cause.

Awarded for passion

DEDICATION RECOGNISED: Lockyer District State High teacher Belinda Try, centre, holds her Certificate of Commendation that she was presented at a ceremony in Brisbane.

Teacher's passion and leadership recognised

Fifth-generation Brimblecombe takes over the family farm

RUNNING THE SHOW: Forest Hill farmer Mitch Brimblecombe inspects a newly planted crop.

Forest Hill farmer Mitch Brimblecombe is running the family farm.

Local Partners