Attempted armed robbery, Sunshine Coast

Police are investigating following an attempted armed robbery in Pelican Waters yesterday, June 11.

At approximately 6.30am, a Jaguar was travelling north along Bledisloe Boulevard when the driver, a 59-year-old Pelican Waters woman, was approached by a male, unknown to her, armed with what appeared to be a firearm.

The male demanded the vehicle before the woman left the scene with her car keys.

She was not physically injured.

The male was unable to start the car and left the scene in a stolen Audi SQ5.

Police and POLAIR tracked the vehicle as it continued driving dangerously through parts of Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast before police lost track.

The Audi was located abandoned this morning along Eliza Street in Clayfield, after it crashed into a pole on Alma Road around 2.40am.

A gel-blaster was located inside the vehicle.

The Audi was stolen from property along Gordons Crossing in Joyner on Monday, June 10.

No one is currently in custody and investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information that may assist with investigations is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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