Police have charged a 19-year-old Sunshine Coast man following the alleged attempted armed robbery of a newsagent at Yandina at knifepoint yesterday.
Around 6am, two men entered the store on Stevens Street and allegedly threatened the female employee with a knife while demanding cash.
The men subsequently fled from the store empty handed.
Investigations are continuing into the incident with police still looking for a second male.
The 19-year-old is due to appear before the Maroochydore Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.