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.
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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