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Armed robber hits Banora video store, police on hunt

Tweed police are searching for an armed robber.
Tweed police are searching for an armed robber. John Gass

A HANDGUN was used in a robbery of a Banora Point shop for the second time in three days.

Tweed Police are investigating the robbery of a video shop in Banora Point on Monday.

It comes two days after the robbery of a takeaway shop in the same area.

According to police, on Monday about 8pm a woman was working at the video shop on Leisure Point.

A man entered the video shop and approached the counter, carrying a bag.

Police said he showed the employee a handgun and demanded she put money from the till into his bag.

The man left the shop on foot with cash.

The man wanted in relation to the video shop robbery has been described as Caucasian in appearance, about 35 years old, 173cm tall with light coloured hair cut short and he was wearing a blue t-shirt.

Anyone with information about the robbery should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  banora point, robbery, tweed heads police



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