A gold Coast service station was robbed last night by two men armed with a crow bar.

Police are investigating the armed robbery which occurred just before 1.30am at a Crescent Avenue, Mermaid Beach service station.

It is believed the two men entered the servo armed with a crow bar and demanded money be handed over.

The men then fled the scene with the stolen cash.

The employee was not injured during the incident.

The men are described as both approximately 180cm high and of slim build.

Anyone who may be able to assist with this investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

Extracted in full from the Courier Mail.