Man robs Helensvale bottle shop armed with a hatchet

POLICE are investigating the armed robbery of a bottle shop at Helensvale last night.

Around 6.20pm a man entered the Siganto Drive premises and picked up a bottle of alcohol from the shelf.

The man attended the counter and placed down the bottle before reaching down and producing a hatchet from a bag. He made demands for money but the store attendant refused to hand over any cash.


The offender grabbed the bottle of alcohol and ran out of the store. He was seen to get into a stolen grey 2012 Hyundai i20 with Queensland registration 326 SMC being driven by a woman.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000