Armed robbery, Withcott

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Police are investigating following the armed robbery of a service station at Withcott overnight and they’re seeking public help from anyone in the area at the time.

Police say that at around 9.25pm a man entered the business located on the Warrego Highway, approached the male console operator armed with a machete and demanded money and cigarettes.

The console operator complied, and the man fled the scene with a sum of cash and cigarettes.

No one was injured as a result of the incident.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, around 180cm tall, aged around 35 to 40-years- old with an obese build and bald head.

He was wearing a light-coloured singlet, light blue jeans and a grey bandana tied across his face.

Police are urging anyone with further information to contact Policelink or Crime Stoppers.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444