Two youths charged over Redlands robbery

A man and a boy have been charged with armed robbery following an incident southeast of Brisbane.

A man was threatened by two males armed with a knife and robbed of cash at a shopping centre in Birkdale, Redland City, on Saturday afternoon. The two males were found by police a short time later and arrested.

An 18-year-old man was charged with one count of armed robbery and is expected to appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on June 25 while a 17-year-old boy has been charged with one count each of armed robbery and going armed to cause fear.