Girl, 13, charged over two attempted armed robberies

POLICE have charged a teenage girl over two attempted armed robberies in Toowoomba at the weekend.

A 13-year-old girl will face Toowoomba Children's Court this morning charged with two counts of attempted armed robbery.

She is accused of being armed with a knife when attempting to rob a taxi driver on Bridge St, Toowoomba early on Monday morning.

The 63-year-old driver was not physically injured.

The girl has also been charged over the attempted armed robbery of a 7-Eleven service station on James St in Harristown.

That incident occurred about 11.50pm on Sunday.

Police are still looking for a second female who was believed to have been involved in the attempted armed robberies.


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