Police search for Xmas Eve thieves

POLICE are looking into links between two Christmas Eve robberies which took place within 20 minutes of each other.

Two employees at a shop on Kalimna Drive in Broadbeach Waters were threatened with a knife after two men entered the precinct about 8.40pm on Thursday night demanding money.

The men fled the store with an unknown sum of money in a tray-back Ute in an unknown direction.

About 9pm, it is believed the same two men entered a business in Spencer Road, Nerang and again threatened an employee with a knife demanding money.

The men then fled the store with an unknown sum of money in an unknown direction.

No one was injured during the incidents.

Both men were wearing black stockings covering their faces, and are described as being Islanders in appearance, with olive complexion and solid build.

One of the men is approximately 180cm tall, and was wearing a black singlet, white zip up jacket, faded denim shorts, white runners and black gloves.

The other man is 175cm tall and was wearing camouflaged coloured shorts, blue/white runners, black long sleeve shirt, and a white cap.

Anyone with any information that could help police in their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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