Hammer-wielding thief on the run after robbing Carrara servo

A hammer-wielding thief is on the run this morning after robbing a service station in Carrara.

Police said just before 7:25pm on Monday, a man entered the servo on Elysium Road armed with a hammer.

“The man entered the rear counter section while the store employee was busy with a customer, and has opened the cash register and removed a sum of cash,” Qld police said in a statement.


“The man has also taken cigarettes and placed them into a bag before fleeing the scene on foot.”

Luckily, no one was injured during the robbery.

The man is described as Caucasian and was last seen wearing long dark pants, a black floppy hat, and a bright orange shirt.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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