Gunman tried to rob a post office with a rifle

A MAN armed with a rifle attempted to rob a post office at Ellen Grove this morning.

The man entered the Waterford Road business around 8.30am, threatened a male employee and demanded cash.

The employee dived under the front counter and the offender fled the store empty handed.

He was last seen leaving in a stolen white 2012 Toyota Corolla sedan with Queensland registration 412SQW.

The man is described as approximately 180cms tall, obese and was wearing a black balaclava, long sleeved black jumper, light blue jeans and white shoes.

No one was physically injured during the robbery and police investigations are continuing.

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



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