Woman working at Scarborough store robbed at knifepoint

POLICE have charged a man following a robbery at Scarborough this afternoon.

It will be alleged that at about 4.40pm the man entered a convenience store on Oxley Avenue and threatened the female staff member with a knife.   It is further alleged that he demanded money which she complied with and the man fled the store on foot.

Police located a 22-year-old Scarborough man a short time later not far from the store and arrested him.

The man has been charged with one count of armed robbery and is due to appear at the Redcliffe Magistrates Court on Monday.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.