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Man wanted over robbery and assault of Eagleby shop worker, 61

Logan Criminal Investigation Branch detectives have released vision to help identify a man in relation to a violent robbery in Eagleby last month.

Police say that at around 7.45pm on Wednesday September 9, a man (pictured) entered a Fryar Road business and jumped over the front counter, making demands for cash and cigarettes.

When the 61-year-old staff member did not immediately comply, the man struck him about the head multiple times, knocking him to the ground.

The victim has since recovered from facial injuries.

The man fled the scene on foot with a box of vapes, Police said.

He is described as having an olive complexion, is approximately 170cm tall with a proportionate build and is aged in his 20s or 30s. He was wearing a black hoodie with a face covering, grey tracksuit pants and black shoes. He was also carrying a black backpack with white logo.

Detectives are now appealing to anyone who may be able to help identify the man to contact police.

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