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Man Uses Big Fork To Hold Up Mackay Supermarket

A man's used a large kitchen serving fork to hold up a Supermarket on Bridge Road, Mackay.

The man threatened the store assistant at the cash register at approximately 2:50AM on Friday.

He got some money and walked out with that and some packets of tobacco. No one was hurt.

The man is described as tall with dark hair, dark beard approximately 25-30 years old wearing a dark long sleeve top and light jeans shorts and black shoes with whites base on them.

Police have been called and declared a crime scene and have since recovered the fork used to threaten the employees at the supermarket.

Police are requesting anyone who may have witnessed this incident in the early hours of December 7 or were near the junction with Bridge Road and Nebo Road in Mackay to contact them as you may have valuable information which may assist them.