A man wearing a black face mask is on the run after robbing a service station at knifepoint.

The man wearing a black hoodie and mask entered a service station on Smith St, Southport about 7.30pm Saturday.

He demanded cigarettes from an employee while armed with a knife.

He fled on foot to the east along Smith St.

Police are appealing for anyone with CCTV, dashcam or further information to come forward.

Know more? Phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Policelink on 131 444.

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