Two Men Charged Over Attempted Robbery Of Cairns Taxi Driver
FNQ Crime News
Two men have been charged over an alleged armed robbery of a taxi driver in Cairns.
The 27-year-old pair threatened the cabbie with a screwdriver and demanded cash, on Murray Street in Manoora.
Acting Detective Inspector Kevin Goan says a third man connected to the incident is on the run.
The driver refused to hand over money, and he was not injured during the attempted robbery.
Police investigations identified arrested a 27-year-old Manoora man and a 27- year-old Whitfield man in Manoora.
Both men are scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on Friday.
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