A man has been injured during an attempted armed robbery at Avoca Beach.
Emergency services were called to a newsagency on Avoca Drive about 2.45am this morning, after two men confronted the store’s owner, a 61-year-old man.
The pair, who had their faces concealed, threatened the owner with a sword and firearm and demanded cash.
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They assaulted him before fleeing empty-handed.
Detectives from Brisbane Water Local Area Command have established a crime scene and are conducting a search of the area.
The owner was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Investigations are continuing.