Armed burglary, Springfield Lakes

Police are investigating a burglary at jewellery shop in a shopping centre on Main Street last night.

Around 12.50am, three people allegedly drove a stolen Mazda 121 through a locked roller door and gained entry to the mall area of the shopping centre.

They then drove the vehicle into the front window of a jewellery shop.

All three people allegedly entered the store and smashed multiple glass display cabinets with hammers.

A man working in the shopping centre confronted the alleged burglars in the jewellery shop. One of the alleged burglars was armed and threatened the man with a knife.

Other workers came to his aid. The armed person then pointed the knife at the group.

Two of the people in the jewellery shop fled.

One of the workers attempted to remove the keys from the stolen Mazda and was wounded by the armed person.

The armed man fled and was located by police and arrested along with a second man.

The third man fled the scene and is still outstanding.

The wounded man was provided with first aid at the scene.

Investigations are continuing.

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