Food delivery driver assaulted at Birkdale

A FOOD delivery driver has been threatened and assaulted after refusing to hand over money in Birkdale.

Police said initial investigations suggested the driver was returning to his vehicle in Saint Andrews Avenue about 8pm on Thursday when he was approached by three men.

The men demanded money, which he refused and an altercation occurred.

One man threatened the delivery driver with a knife before they left the area.

The delivery driver received minor injuries.

The men are described as all around 19 years of age, Caucasian in appearance and wearing dark clothing.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam or CCTV footage of the three men to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.