Police reveal footage of cloaked woman

Police are seeking help to locate the woman in this image. If you can assist, contact Policelink on 131 444. Photo: Queensland Police Service
Police are seeking help to locate the woman in this image. If you can assist, contact Policelink on 131 444. Photo: Queensland Police Service

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a cloaked woman outside a Cleveland business in a bid to find her.

While the woman’s head and red top are revealed only for a second in the video, a Queensland Police Service spokesperson said the public’s help was needed to identify her.

The spokesperson said police believed the woman could assist with their investigations into the attempted robbery of a Bloomfield Street business on Tuesday, September 12.

Video: Queensland Police Service

Video: Queensland Police Service

“Police are encouraging anyone who knows this woman or who has any info as to her whereabouts to contact Policelink on 131 444,” the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said a woman, who was armed with a large knife and syringe, demanded money from a female staff member after entering a Bloomfield Street business at 3pm on September 12.

“The woman fled the scene a short time later empty-handed,” the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said the woman, who wore a full-length black cape and dark coloured shoes, was described as Caucasian in appearance, about 180-centimetres tall and with light brown hair.