Police investigate armed robberies at South Brisbane District

Police are investigating several incidents in the South Brisbane District this morning.

At 4.45am a man parked his Subaru Impreza on Hansen Rd towards the corner of Beaudesert Road when he was approached by four people.

The group demanded the man’s car keys and when he refused to hand them over, a man from the group produced a sword and began to point it at him until he gave them his keys, wallet and mobile phone.

The group then entered the man’s car and drove off along Hansen Street before crashing the vehicle.

At this point, they attempted to steal a woman’s car at the intersection of Hyde Road and Fairfield Road at Yeronga but the woman managed to drive away before one of the group could open the car door.

The group then re-entered the stolen Impreza into Villa Street and abandoned it outside a school due to its damage. They then approached a woman who was locking her car, threatened her with the sword and demanded her car keys.

The four then stole the woman’s silver 2005 Toyota Corolla hatchback (similar to the one pictured) with registration 509-TPG and were last seen driving towards Park Road at Yeronga.

Anyone who may have seen the Corolla is urged not to approach the vehicle but contact Triple Zero (000) immediately.

No one was physically injured during the incident

Investigations into each incident is ongoing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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