Armed robbery at Burleigh Waters tavern

FOUR people are assisting police with enquiries following the armed robbery of a tavern in Burleigh Waters on the Gold Coast early this morning.

Police say at around 2.40am, two men entered the premises just off Bermuda St, 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.

Topics:  armed robbery crime gold coast police

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