Armed robbery, Southport

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Southport this afternoon.

Around 12.30pm a man armed with a stick entered a Tweed Street store and demanded cash. The male shop attendant refused and retreated to the back of the shop. The offender then grabbed a sum of cash and fled the store on foot.

No one was physically injured as a result of the incident.

Police investigations are continuing.

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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