Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery of a restaurant at Mansfield last night.
Initial investigations indicate a man entered the Aminya Street store just after 8pm armed with a knife.
He threatened a female employee and demanded cash before she called out to a 57-year-old male employee.
The offender then fled the store on foot without any cash.
The man is described as being around 140cm with a thin build, he spoke with Australian accent. He was wearing a black balaclava, black ‘hoody’ style jumper and black cargo pants.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.