Darling Downs police are investigating an armed robbery at the United Petroleum service station in Oakey that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Initial information indicates a man entered the business on Aubigny Road about 3.30am, and threatened a male staff member with what appeared to be a firearm.

The offender then left with cash and cigarettes, before leaving the scene on foot alongside another man, who appeared to be known to him.

The male staff member was not physically injured in the incident.

Police attended shortly afterwards, but patrols of the area failed to locate the two men.

Anyone with information that could assist police investigations, including CCTV or dashcam vision, is urged to contact police.

Phone Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers in 1800 333 000

Extracted in full from: https://www.thechronicle.com.au/truecrimeaustralia/police-courts-toowoomba/police-investigating-armed-robbery-at-united-petroleum-service-station-at-oakey/news-story/f2b1eb436fd3a656753041019862af00