Townsville police are looking for two men following the armed robbery of a Thuringowa convenience store yesterday evening at knifepoint.
Around 6:30pm, a man entered the Thuringowa Drive store and approached a female store employee.
He pushed the female employee to the ground while brandishing a knife, causing a small cut to one of her fingers.
A second man then entered the store and opened the cash register, removing a sum of cash.
Both men have then run from the store, fleeing the scene in a gold coloured Mitsubishi Pajero with Queensland registration 722RDV.
The gold Mitsubishi Pajero and a blue coloured box trailer, with Queensland registration DG7868, were stolen at knife point from Echlin Street, West End around 10.30am yesterday.
Police have released a comfit image of a man who they believe can assist with their investigations.
The man is described as Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander in appearance, of a proportionate build, in his late 20’s and with short black hair. He was wearing shorts, a t-shirt and a dark coloured cap.
Police would also like to speak to a man described as Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander in appearance, of a heavy build and in his 30’s. He was wearing a black shirt, black beanie and thongs.
Investigations are continuing.
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.