Armed robber targets Hope Island shop

POLICE have released a photo of a man who may be able to assist with their investigations into an armed robbery of a food outlet in Hope Island on Wednesday night.

Around 7pm a man allegedly armed with a knife entered the shop on Broadwater Avenue and made demands for money. The attendant handed over a sum of cash and the man left the store.

No one was physically injured as a result of the incident.


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The man (pictured) is described as being Caucasian, in his mid-twenties, approximately 175cms, clean shaven with a red mark on his right cheek.

He was wearing a dark blue beanie, dark coloured long sleeve flannelette jacket and dark coloured track pants.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.