Masked thief on the run after robbing Logan bottle shop with machete

POLICE are hunting a man who robbed a liquor store at Loganlea whilst armed with a machete yesterday.

The man, who had his face covered, stormed the Sarah Street business around 12.30pm and demanded money.

The 63-year-old male store attendant emptied the contents of the till into a blue shopping bag the armed man was carrying.


The thief also stole a bottle of alcohol from behind the counter before taking off.

The armed man is described as being aged possibly in his 20’s, 177 cm tall wearing black tracksuit pants, a black jumper and had a white material wrapped around his head.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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