Woman hit by robber’s getaway car in Burleigh Waters

A JEWELLERY store owner who was chasing after a thief has reportedly been run down by the robber’s getaway car in Burleigh Waters this morning.

Around 10:20am, a thief entered the jewellery shop at the Treetops Shopping Centre and tried to rob the female shopkeeper before fleeing.

There are reports the owner then ran after the thief, before being hit by the getaway vehicle.


The condition of the shop owner hasn’t been confirmed, but it’s believed she was taken to hospital with head and pelvis injuries.

Police are still on the hunt for the thief and the getaway vehicle.