Axe-wielding thief on the run after robbing drive-thru bottle shop

An armed man is on the run after robbing a drive-thru bottle shop in Inala overnight.

Police say the man entered the Freeman Road business while armed with an axe around 8.45pm.

He is understood to have demanded money from two workers before stealing a sum of cash.


He then fled the scene in a dark coloured hatchback, and remains at large.

The man is described as approximately 175cm tall, of a medium build with brown eyes.

Thankfully no one was physically injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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