Attempted armed robbery at Molendinar, QLD

Police are investigating after a man attempted to rob a retail outlet with a knife at Molendinar this afternoon, Queensland Police say.

Preliminary information suggests around 2.20pm a man entered the store on Southport-Nerang Road and demanded money from the attendant before producing a knife.

The female attendant was unable to open the register and the man fled the store empty-handed.

The man is described as having an olive or tanned complexion, around 40 to 50-years-old, approximately 178cm tall with a solid build.

Anyone who may have seen the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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