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Police put call out for information on attempted robbery

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FATAL CRASH: Police are investigating a crash at Cloyna today after a Proston man died. John Gass

POLICE are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a convenience store at Redcliffe last night.

Just before 10.30pm two men entered the Oxley Ave, Margate convenience store, approached the counter with a knife and demanded cash.

The store attendant armed himself with a weapon and chased the offenders out of the store along Oxley Ave to Hale St where the pair fled in a waiting a vehicle.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

The offenders are described as both being of Caucasian appearance with solid builds and both 170-180cms tall.

One man was wearing black tracksuit pants, and a black hoodie jumper and the other man was wearing stonewash jeans, white trainers, a charcoal coloured sweater and a balaclava and was carrying a red and black backpack.

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.

Topics:  attempted robbery, police, redcliffe


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