VIDEO: Knife-wielding thief on the run after robbing Gold Coast newsagency

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a Gold Coast newsagency with a knife this morning.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Pines Newsagency on Hotham Drive around 7.20am.

It’s understood the man took an amount of money before fleeing on a motorbike.


A police spokesperson has confirmed they’re now hunting the thief, who has been described as wearing a navy blue helmet, a navy blue hoodie, black jeans and had a black back pack.

Thankfully there were no customers in the store at time of the robbery and no one was injured.


Anyone with information is being urged to contact police immediately.

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