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Jun 172013

Police are looking for two men following an armed robbery at a Belmont tavern early this morning.

At 12.50am, a sledge hammer was used to forcibly gain entry through the glass entry door of the Belmont Road business.

The men, one armed with a handgun, threatened two employees before leaving the scene with a sum of cash, and also a set of car keys from a male staff member.

The pair left the scene in a stolen green Ford Explorer with Queensland registration 844ROT.

No-one was physically injured.

One man is described as Caucasian with a slim build, 170cm tall, and was wearing a black tracksuit top, black tracksuit pants and black gloves.

The second man is described as Caucasian with a solid build, 185cm tall, and was wearing a black balaclava, a black hooded jumper, black pants, sandshoes, and dark coloured gloves.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

Source: Queensland Police Service.

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