Armed person, Helensvale

Police are currently searching for a man who produced a knife at a Gold Coast film set this afternoon.

At around 12.25pm, the man was attempting to enter the premises on Clubhouse Drive, when he was intercepted by a security guard.

The man was attempting to imitate a cast member by wearing a pirate suit. He also had a parrot on his shoulder.

The man produced a knife, before running away into nearby bush land.

The dog squad and police are currently searching the local area, and police are looking at CCTV footage to determine the identity of the man.

Anyone who can assist police with their enquiries is urged to contact police.

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Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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