A 29-year-old Allenstown man has been charged after going on an alleged crime spree in the Rockhampton region.
Police say he threatened staff with a knife at a Gracemere fast food business, at 5.40am yesterday.
An employee gave him a sum of money and he fled the scene in a 4WD.
At 1.00pm he allegedly threatened a taxi driver, unsuccessfully trying to steal the vehicle.
At around 1.30pm he entered an Allenstown service station and threatened staff with a knife.
Police arrived at the scene and he allegedly threatened an officer.
They say he fled in his vehicle before driving through a fence and into a paddock, where came to a stop and was arrested.
He has been charged with two counts each of armed robbery, attempted robbery, and enter premises with intent to commit, as well as one count each of serious assault police, dangerous operation of a vehicle and improper use of emergency call service.
He’s been denied police bail and is due to appear in court today.