Police investigate attempted armed robbery at Dalby – CCTV released

Police investigating the attempted armed robbery of a bottle shop in Dalby are appealing for public assistance to help identify a man pictured in newly released CCTV of the incident.

At around 8pm on October 26 a man approached the business on Nicholson Street shortly after closing and knocked on the door.

The shop attendant, a 72-year-old man, opened the door and the man attempted to push his way inside, producing a large knife.

The attendant tried to close the door on the man and an altercation ensued between the pair which moved into the carpark of the premises.

The attendant eventually managed to push the man away and lock himself inside the store. The man fled the scene towards Coutts Street.

The attendant was not seriously injured during the incident.

The male is described as having a light brown in complexion, around 180cm tall with a slim build and aged in his early 20s with a very slim build.

He was wearing a black coloured ‘TAPOUT’ hooded jumper with blue writing and trimmings under the hood, a black coloured glove on his right hand, a white t-shirt covering his face, grey track pants and thongs. The man was also seen carrying a silver knife with a green environmental shopping bag.

Anyone who may recognise the man in the vision is urged to come forward.

CCTV vision of a man who may be able to assist with investigations.

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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