Woman, 25, charged after armed robberies in Parkwood

UPDATE: A woman has been charged following investigations into two armed robberies at Parkwood last night.

It will be alleged around 8.15pm a woman claiming to be in possession of a firearm robbed an Olsen Avenue service station.

It will further be alleged a woman claiming to be in possession of a firearm also robbed a service station in Parkwood Boulevard a short time later.

A 25-year-old Parkwood woman has been charged with two counts of armed robbery and is expected to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.

EARLIER: GOLD Coast detectives investigating two armed robberies at Parkwood last night have released images of a woman who may be able to assist with their investigations.

Around 8.15pm a woman entered an Olsen Avenue service station and informed the male console operator that she was in possession of a firearm. The woman fled the store moments later with a sum of cash.

She then travelled in a Holden Commodore sedan with Queensland registration 445 VTB to a nearby service station in Parkwood Boulevard, where she again stole money after telling the console operator she was in possession of a firearm.

The woman is described as Caucasian and aged in her 20s.

No one was physically injured during the robberies and police investigations are continuing.

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

Topics:  armed robbery qps theft

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