Police investigate armed robbery at Calamvale

Police are seeking public assistance to identify a man involved in an armed robbery at a Calamvale hotel overnight.

Just before 9:25pm, a man entered the licensed premises on Compton Road and threatened a staff member with a knife.

The man stole a sum of money and fled on foot towards the vicinity of a fast food restaurant car park.

The man was described to be about 173cm tall, with a proportionate build, possible tattoo on his left lower arm, red hair, brown eyes, fair skin and had a foreign accent. He was wearing long black pants and long dark sleeve top and black gloves.

The 18-year-old male staff member was not physically injured.

Anyone with information that could help identify the men are urged to contact police.

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.

/Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.