Two teenagers and a man rob stores at knifepoint on Gold Coast and Acacia Ridge

Shop staff were threatened by a man with a knife, and two teenagers held up a convenience store at knifepoint in two separate robberies south of Brisbane overnight.

TWO people have been threatened with knives overnight by two teenagers and a man in separate robberies south of Brisbane.

A take away store was robbed by a man, who threatened staff in Acacia Ridge about 7.55pm with a knife, before one of the staff members was forced to open the cash register.
Police said the man took some notes from the register before fleeing the store. He was wearing an orange and black jumper, is Caucasian, around 183cm tall with a slim build, police say.

In another robbery further south on the Gold Coast, two teenage boys robbed a convenience store in Burleigh Heads, also at knifepoint.

The boys threatened a staff member at the Fifth Avenue store with a knife about 9.50pm, demanding cash, before the employee complied.

Police said the boys fled with a sum of cash and are believed to be Caucasian, around 140cm and 155cm tall, with slim and medium builds respectively.

Police are also urging for anyone with information to contact police.


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