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Armed robbery, Southport

Police are investigating following the armed robbery of a convenience store in Southport this morning.

Initial information suggest at around 7:15am a man entered the business on Myall Road, armed with a knife.

The man demanded money from a male staff member, who complied with the man’s demands.

The man then fled the scene with a sum of cash and was last seen on Sussex Street.

The 49-year-old staff member was not physically injured during the incident.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, tall and of a slim build.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants with a black baseball cap and a backpack.

Investigations are continuing.

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