Machete wielding man robs hotel, South Australia

Police are searching for a man after he robbed a hotel at Globe Derby last night.

Just after 9pm on Wednesday 18 May, police were called to Globe Derby Trotting Track at Globe Derby after a man robbed the hotel and fled with thousands of dollars of cash.

The offender entered the hotel and approached two staff members armed with a machete. He threatened the women and made them open the safe and remove a large amount of cash and place it in a duffle bag.

The staff members were shaken by the incident but thankfully not physically injured.

Patrols and PolAir attended and searched the area for the suspect, who was wearing a black hooded jumper, dark coloured pants with his face covered.

Northern District CIB detectives and crime scene investigators attended and examined the scene.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation into this robbery is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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