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Man fights back after being held at knife point in Rocky

UPDATE 12pm: POLICE have arrested three teenagers who held a man at knife point early Monday morning in an attempted robbery in Rockhampton.

Queensland Police Service report a man was walking to the gym along Musgrave St around 1.30am when he was confronted by four juveniles, two brandishing knives.

Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow said one of the offenders pulled out a small pocket knife and demanded money.

When the man refused, the other juvenile pulled out a large hunting knife and threatened the victim again.

 

Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow at a press conference.
Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow at a press conference. Chris Ison ROK050218cpolice1

Det Insp Shadlow said the victim punched one of the offenders in the face as self-defence before and the group fled on foot towards Kershaw Gardens.

Police perused the group and arrested a 13-year-old, 15-year-old and 16-year-old and charged them with attempted robbery.

Det Insp Shadlow said the man was not injured in the attack.

The three offenders faced Rockhampton Childrens' Court today.

INITIAL STORY: POLICE are on the hunt for two juveniles who held a man at knife point overnight in an attempted robbery in Rockhampton.

Queensland Police Service report a man was walking south along Musgrave St around 1.30am when he was confronted by two juveniles who were brandished with knives.

A spokesperson from QPS said one of the offenders pulled out a small knife and demanded money and when the victim refused, the other juvenile pulled out a knife and threatened the victim again.

According to QPS, the victim punched one of the offenders in the face before they fled on foot towards Kershaw Gardens.

The incident was reported to police this morning who are investigating the incident.

According to Rockhampton Crime Watch, the man was a patron at one of the gyms at Stockland Rockhampton.

Police are urging anyone to come forward with information or potential dash cam footage in the area.

There is no description of the suspects currently.

More to come.