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Armed robbery, Burleigh Waters

Four people are assisting police with enquiries following the armed robbery of a tavern in Burleigh Waters earlier this morning.

At around 2.40am, two men entered the premises just off Bermuda Street, one armed with what was believed to be a firearm.

Staff and patrons were threatened before the men left in a black vehicle with a sum of cash.

Just before 3.30am, the black vehicle was located in Santabelle Crescent, Clear Island Waters, allowing the Dog Squad to track the two men to a residence nearby.

Four people, including the two men, are currently assisting police. Investigations are continuing.

There is no further information available at this stage.

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.

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