Charges laid over alleged clown mask robbery
A TEEN has been charged over the robbery of a Booval hotel in April.
The 17-year-old North Ipswich teen is accused of threatening staff at the Racehorse Hotel with a rifle while wearing a clown mask.
Police will allege he entered the hotel on Brisbane Rd around 8.20pm and demanded cash.
Staff complied and handed over a sum of cash.
He then fled the scene and was last seen on foot running along nearby railway tracks.
No one was physically injured as a result of the April incident.
The 17-year-old is facing charges of armed robbery and assault.