Tomahawk robbery on the Sunshine Coast

Police are on the hunt for a man armed with a tomahawk this morning, after he allegedly held up a Sunshine Coast business last night.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, threatened staff at a coffee shop at Caloundra just before 9pm.

He got away with a small sum of cash, dressed in a black hooded jumper with white text on it and white jeans.


He’s also believed to have a tanned complexion, a solid build and a black beard.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward about the robbery.

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.

Monique started with 1029 Hot Tomato as part of the 1029er street team back in 2016. While she still performs a live cross or two, she spends most of her time assisting the Promotions Department with the roll-out of on air activity. She graduated in 2017 from Gold Coast’s Griffith University with a Bachelor of Journalism, specialising in International Relations and Islamic Studies. Though Monique has a large interest in worldly issues, she loves being part the awesome local community here on the Gold Coast. Monique especially enjoys being a part of the team at 1029 Hot Tomato and myGC in all aspects and she looks forward to bringing you the latest news and current events as often as possible.

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