Police release CCTV footage of knife-wielding robber at Tingalpa business

CCTV footage of armed robber on Friday night

Queensland Police have launched an appeal to find a masked bandit who attempted to rob a Tingalpa business on Friday.

A knife-wielding man entered a Manly Rd business at 10.45pm Monday, threatening a staff member and demanding money.

The 67-year-old staff member secured himself in the office and the man left the business empty handed.

He is described as 178cm tall, of Caucasian appearance and with a slim build. He was wearing a Halloween style red devil mask.

A screen grab of the CCTV footage from the incident.

A screen grab of the CCTV footage from the incident.

He was also wearing a light grey long sleeved shirt and grey pants with two black stripes down each leg.

Any one who has any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Policelink on 131 444, quoting reference number QP1902167789.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.