Robbery appeal at Rockhampton

Police are appealing for public assistance to identify a man who robbed a Rockhampton supermarket yesterday morning.

Around 5am the man, pictured, entered the Lakes Creek Road store in Koongal and demanded money and cigarettes.

The two shop attendants complied and handed the man a sum of cash and cigarettes.

The man fled the store in a light bronze coloured sedan which was last seen heading towards Emu Park.

The man is described as Caucasian, skinny build and around 170cm tall. He was wearing a black cap and a black bandanna that was covering his face and a khaki green, long sleeved jumper.

A car was later found burnt-out near the Parkhurst water tower and detectives are investigating whether it is linked to the incident.

Investigators are calling on anyone travelling with dash cams in the area of Lakes Creek Road shops between 5am and 5:15am and the Parkhurst area Mclaughlin Street, Birbeck Road, Boundary Road area near the water tower between 5:30am and 6am.

Investigations continue.



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