Man on the run following terrifying Gold Coast armed robbery

A major manhunt is underway following an armed robbery in Southport last night.

A man carrying a knife and wearing a face mask demanded cigarettes from staff at a Smith Street service station.

The terrifying ordeal happened around 7.30pm, with the man then fleeing on foot down the street.


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A Queensland Police spokesperson confirmed no arrests have been made.

The investigation remains ongoing.

More to come.