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.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 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 Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.