Police investigate attempted armed robbery at North Lakes

Police are seeking assistance to identify a man who attempted to rob a bank while armed with a syringe at North Lakes last week.

Just after 10am last Wednesday, September 30, the masked man entered the bank and approached a teller, threatening her with a syringe.

He fled the bank towards Anzac Avenue shortly after an alarm was activated.

The man was wearing a dark blue button-up shirt, long trousers, a cream bucket cap with a blue surgical mask.

Anyone with information that could identify the man is urged to contact police, particularly those who may have dashcam or CCTV footage around Anzac Avenue, Bruce Highway and Winzear Drive between 10am and 11am.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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

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