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Armed burglar flees after being yelled at

A Gold Coast man allegedly pointed a weapon during a bungled burglary of a house in the city's north over the weekend. He's now set to face court.

The man was charged after an attempted burglary at a house on Ashmore's Pinaroo Crescent at 5.40am Sunday morning.

Police allege that the people inside the house were woken just before dawn and saw a man in the outdoor area near their kitchen.

It is alleged the man pointed a weapon at them and fled after the people inside the house yelled at him.

The Southport man will appear in court on July 8.



UPDATE: Bruce Highway bridge needs repairs after truck crash

premium_icon UPDATE: Bruce Highway bridge needs repairs after truck crash

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Nose to tail crash blocks lane of major Rocky road

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Police are directing traffic around the scene of the crash.

Vehicles sideswipe each other in the Rockhampton CBD

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