‘Clown’ robs hotel west of Brisbane

A man dressed as a clown and carrying a gun has held up a hotel at Booval, west of Brisbane overnight.

Officers were called to the hotel on Brisbane Road at 8.20PM on Monday.

The man sporting a clown mask and green hair, threatened a staff member with the firearm and demands they hand over some cash.


He got what he wanted and was last seen running along nearby railway tracks.

The man was last seen wearing a clown mask with green hair, a dark jumper, light coloured shorts and was holding a firearm.

Investigations are continuing.