Armed robbers target person walking home in Southport

A MAN was allegedly robbed at knife-point while walking home in Southport last night.

It is understood the victim, a 25-year-old man, was approached and threatened by two men and a woman armed with a knife shortly after 6.30pm while walking east along Nerang Street.

Police say the two men initially asked the victim for a cigarette before producing a small knife and making demands for his mobile phone.


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The victim complied with the pair’s demands and gave up his personal belongings.

The trio fled the scene on foot and were last seen running down Queen Street.

Several police units rushed to the scene where they combed the area for evidence and interviewed the victim who was uninjured during the incident.

Police continue their hunt for the alleged offenders.

The first man is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in his early 20s, approximately 180cm tall with a proportionate build and short, dark brown hair.

The second man is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in his early 20s, approximately 175cm tall with a proportionate build.

The woman is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in her late teens, approximately 165cm tall with a heavy build and blonde hair.

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

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