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Man charged with armed robbery

A 33-year-old White Rock man has been charged with armed robbery after he ransacked a home armed with a large knife.

At approximately 12.15pm on 23 September, the man entered a Coombs Street property and threatened two residents with a large knife.

He then looted the home, stealing a quantity of cash before leaving the scene in a waiting vehicle.

Following extensive investigations, detectives arrested the 33-year-old yesterday, 20 November.

He has been charged with one count of entering a dwelling whilst armed and two counts of armed robbery.

He is due to appear at Cairns Magistrates Court on 12 December.

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