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.