Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin
Robber’s scooter escape
AN armed robber escaped on an electric scooter stolen from a Gold Coast home after residents confronted him and chased him outside.
Police believe the 32-yearold man broke into the home on Richmond Ave, Bundall, about 2.10am on Thursday.
It is alleged he “disturbed the residents, who chased the man outside”.
“He presented a knife before fleeing on an electric scooter he had stolen from the residence,” a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded, searched the nearby area and took the man into custody.
He has been charged with one count each of burglary, armed robbery and possession of a dangerous drug.