Hunt is on for Southport thieves

POLICE are on the hunt a couple of thieves who held up two men in Southport.

The pair were fishing under the Sundale Bridge on Monday evening when they were approached by the offenders and threatened with a knife and stick.

The demanded the pair hand over all of their belongings.


It’s understood they complied and the thieves ran off along the Broadwater.

Both victims were unable to speak English, making it difficult to report the offence, but with the use of translators they were able to explain what happened.

Both offenders remain on the run.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward and conctact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.