A SERVICE station attendant has thrown a container at a machete-wielding man and chased him out of the store he was attempting to rob.
Police are investigating the attempted armed robbery that occurred in Elimbah last night
About 7.50pm, a man armed with a machete entered a service station on Beerburrum Road, approached the store attendant and made demands for money.
The attendant threw a container at the man and chased him out of the store. He was last seen running south along a walking track.
Nothing was taken from the store and no-one was physically injured.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone who may have information in relation to this incident or who saw a man dressed in dark clothing in the area last night is urged to contact police.
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