Police hunting serial thieves after 10 Gold Coast businesses broken into

POLICE are hunting two men following a series of burglaries targeting up to 10 businesses across the Gold Coast in recent days.

The pair, who police have today released images of, are believed to have broken into local takeaway food outlets, cafes, a hardware store and a medical centre between Sunday September 3 and Thursday September 7.

Police said that just before 1.00am on September 7, the two men entered a takeaway food store on Broadwater Avenue at Hope Island by smashing a glass door with a rock.


They raided the store, however left empty-handed.

Around 6am that morning, the same men broke into another takeaway business on Bermuda Street at Varsity Lakes, using a brick to smash their way through the door.

The men removed the store till containing cash and fled the scene in a grey SUV.

Similar burglaries were reported overnight on September 7 from businesses in Burleigh Waters, Broadbeach, Miami, Mudgereeba and Southport.

The first man is described as Caucasian in appearance with dark hair, a short rat’s tail with a tattoo above his left eyebrow and tattoos down both lower legs.

PHOTO: Supplied by QPS Media

The second man is also described as Caucasian.

PHOTO: Supplied by QPS Media

Police say the men may be travelling in a 2014 grey Range Rover with QLD registration 974 WNH, which was stolen from a home at Carrara on September 4.

PHOTO: myPolice Gold Coast

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.