Man on the run after Southport business robbed at gunpoint

A MAN is on the run this morning after robbing a phone store at Southport while armed with a gun.

Police said the man walked into the Scarborough Street business around 5.30pm on Monday and waited for customers to leave the store.

He then approached two staff-members at the front counter and pulled out a gun, demanding cash.


A 33-year-old male employee complied, before the man took off from the store.

He is described as Caucasian in appearance, slim build, with short brown hair and aged in his 30s.

Investigations are ongoing.