WATCH | Masked men storm Gold Coast convenience store armed with knife, hammer

UPDATE @ 12.00PM, December 19 | POLICE have released footage of two men who attempted to rob a convenience store in Varsity Lakes on Tuesday night.

The pair had their faces covered, and tried to storm the store on Christine Avenue just before midnight.

They allegedly threatened the 62-year-old woman behind the counter and demanded she hand over money, though she refused.


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One of the men then allegedly smashed the front glass door and knocked over parts of a confectionary display.

The woman still refused to hand over any money, so the men fled the scene.

Police are calling for anyone with information about the men to come forward.

The first man is described as Caucasian, 165-170 cm tall, slim build wearing khaki knee length shorts, black coloured long sleeve top, black work boots, black gloves, black baseball cap and a black/red coloured ski mask and was armed with a knife.

The second man is described as Caucasian, 170-180cm tall wearing a black puffer style jacket, blue long track style pants, black socks and black gloves, black ski mask and was carrying a hammer.

Watch the footage below:

EARLIER @ 7.00AM, December 18 | A manhunt is underway for two men who attempted to rob a convenience store in Varsity Lakes overnight armed with a knife and hammer.

The pair, who had their faces covered with ski masks, stormed the store on Christine Avenue just before midnight.

Police say they threatened the 62-year-old woman behind the counter and demanded she hand over money.

When the woman refused, one of the men smashed the front glass door from the inside and knocked over parts of a confectionery display.

The woman still continued to refuse to hand over any money and the men fled the scene empty handed.

Thankfully the woman was not physically injured.

The first man is described as Caucasian, 165-170 cm tall, slim build wearing khaki knee length shorts, black coloured long sleeve top, black work boots, black gloves, black baseball cap and a black/red coloured ski mask and was armed with a knife.

The second man is described as Caucasian, 170-180cm tall wearing a black puffer style jacket, blue long track style pants, black socks and black gloves, black ski mask and was carrying a hammer.

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