Police Officer containing the area where an armed robbery occurred at a Tweed Heads South petrol station. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Tweed Daily News
Police Officer containing the area where an armed robbery occurred at a Tweed Heads South petrol station. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Tweed Daily News Nolan Verheij-Full

Servo armed robbery under investigation

UPDATE: 3.19pm: 

POLICE have confirmed they are investigating an armed robbery at a Tweed Heads South service station on Thursday morning. 

About 10.25am, a man entered the building on Minjungbal Dr before threatening the cashier with a knife and demanding money. 

The cashier handed over an unknown amount of cash and the alleged thief left the store. 

No one was injured. 

The man was described as 30 to 35 years old, caucasian appearance and a solid build. 

He had blond hair. 

Investigations into the incident are continuing. 

 

Initial report: 12.49pm 

Police canine unit was sent out over an armed robbery at a service station in Tweed Heads South. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Tweed Daily News
Police canine unit was sent out over an armed robbery at a service station in Tweed Heads South. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Tweed Daily News Nolan Verheij-Full

POLICE were on the scene of what appeared to be a robbery at a Tweed Heads South service station about 12.30 Thursday. 

It is understood the robbery took place about 10.30am on Mingungbal Dr, but police were only notified two hours later. 

It is believed there may have been a weapon involved. 

More details to come. 



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