Hunt continues for Nerang store gunman

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THE scene of Saturday’s armed robbery. IMAGE: Luke Sorensen

A GUNMAN remains on the run today after holding up a busy Gold Coast convenience store at the weekend.

A man wearing a blue motorcycle helmet entered the store on the corner of Adalong Place and McLaren Road at 4.30pm on Saturday.


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After refusing to remove his full-faced helmet, the man produced a handgun and demanded the attendant empty the till into a bag.

The attendant complied, and the man fled the store with the bag full of cash and cigarettes and took off on a motorcycle.

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THE store remained closed for the remainder of the day. IMAGE: Luke Sorensen

A number of people were in the shop at the time but no one was physically injured as a result of the robbery.

The man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, with a muscular build and dark brown hair.

His motorcycle was described as a blue Suzuki road bike with yellow markings on the front.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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IMAGE: Luke Sorensen

 

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