Pharmacy robber caught after tip-off

A man who held up a far north Queensland pharmacy at knifepoint has been caught after a tip off by the public.


The 39-year-old was wearing a balaclava when he allegedlyh threatened staff before fleeing the pharmacy with cash and a substantial amount of prescription drugs.


Witnesses helped police track down the man, who had been charged over the robbery and was due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court. – AAP