Armed robbery at Ashmore overnight

Police are investigating an incident at an Ashmore premises early this morning, where it is alleged a man armed with a gun demanded money from staff.

It is believed the man entered the licensed business on Cotlew Street around 3:15am armed with a shortened firearm, and took off in an unknown direction with a sum of cash.

The man is described to be of medium build at approximately 170cm tall, wearing a black mask, black hooded jumper, long black pants and black gloves with white skulls painted on the back.


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Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.