Gold Coast football club held at gunpoint

FIRST ON myGC: POLICE are still searching for two men who, armed with a sawn-off shot gun and a hammer, held up a Junior Football Club in Coolangatta on Wednesday night.

Police swarmed on the sports club on Appel Street at around 10pm following reports two armed men ran through the front door and ordered people to the floor.

“The men approached workers and told a woman who was a patron to get onto the floor,” police said.

The two men are then alleged to have ordered a staff member into an office area where they demanded money.


They made off with a sum of cash, fleeing the scene in a silver dual cab utility which was last seen being driven on Miles Street.

One man was described as being Pacific Islander in appearance, approximately 175cm tall, aged in his late 20’s to early 30’s, stocky build and wearing a red hooded jumper and dark pants.

The second man is described as medium build, around 160cm tall, aged in his late 20’s, wearing a dark grey jumper and also described as Pacific Islander appearance.

Thankfully, no one was physically injured during the incident.

A Crime Scene was established and investigations into the matter are continuing.

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