Woman, 17, allegedly robbed taxi with scissors
POLICE have charged a 17-year-old following an armed robbery that occurred in Woree yesterday.
Around 1.40pm, a taxi driver was driving a woman from Cairns to an address in Woree when it will be alleged that the woman produced a pair of scissors on Mario Street.
It will further be alleged that the woman then stole a quantity of cash befor efleeding the taxi.
A member of the public detained the woman until police arrived and took her into custody.
The male taxi driver suffered minor injuries as a result of the robbery.
A 17-year-old Edmonton woman has been charged with one count of armed robbery and willful damage.
She is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on March 22.