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Update: armed robbery, Beachmere

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a service station in Beachmere this morning have released images of two men involved in the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Initial media release copied below:

Armed robbery, Beachmere

Detectives are investigating following the armed robbery of a service station in Beachmere this morning.

Initial investigations indicate at around 5:00am two men entered the business on Beachmere Road armed with a small pick-axe and an axe and demanded money from a male staff member.

The staff member complied with their demands, handing over a sum of cash and cigarettes before the pair fled the scene on foot, towards Bishop Road.

The 27-year-old male staff member was not physically injured during the robbery.

One of the men is described as Caucasian in appearance, 165-170cm tall, aged in his early 20s with grey/green eyes, wearing dark clothing, a balaclava and armed with an axe.

The other man is described as Caucasian in appearance, 165-170cm tall, aged in his early 20s wearing light-coloured clothing, a balaclava and armed with a small pick-axe.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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