Police are investigating an alleged robbery of a service station that occurred at Wurtulla this morning.

It will be alleged at about 1.50am a man entered the store with a mask covering his face.

He produced a knife and demanded two packets of cigarettes.

After receiving the two packets of cigarettes the man left the store and ran away.

The console operator was not injured.

The man is described as wearing a white and black hoodie, black tracksuit pants and a white hockey style mask.

Members of the public with information that may assist in this investigation are asked to contact Crime Stoppers or their local police station.

Extracted in full from the Sunshine Coast Daily.