Security guard charged over fake armed robbery report

A SECURITY guard has been arrested after allegedly staging his own armed robbery on the Gold Coast.

Police said they received a report on March 11 that a cash transporting security guard had been robbed at gunpoint at Beenleigh.

After looking into the validity of the alleged robbery, police arrested the security guard in Victoria.

He has been charged with stealing as a servant and dishonestly gaining benefit.



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