Employee assaulted in robbery

A MAN was assaulted during an armed robbery at a Robina takeaway store on Sunday night.

Gold Coast detectives were looking for two men who entered the Noodle Box on Robina Town Centre Dr after 9pm and demanded money from the manager at the front counter.

One man produced a long-bladed "boning" knife, while the other went behind the counter and kicked the manager to the ground.

The men stole money from the till and escaped on foot.

Police said the man who assaulted the Noodle Box employee was described as being about 25 years old, Caucasian in appearance, 185cm tall with a heavy build and light-brown hair.

He was wearing a grey hooded jumper and a yellow shirt with text emblazoned on it.

Police described the man who produced the knife as being about 25 years old, Caucasian in appearance, 178cm tall with a slim build.

He was wearing a black shirt, black hooded jumper, black jeans and a baseball cap.

They fled on foot with money from the till and were last seen heading towards Somerset Dr.

Contact Crime Stoppers, 1800333000.



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