Help nab balaclava bandits

An image of one of the bandits at The Park Avenue Hotel.
An image of one of the bandits at The Park Avenue Hotel. Contributed

POLICE are appealing for anyone with information about two armed hold-ups in Rockhampton overnight Saturday to come forward.

Shortly before midnight on Saturday two balaclava-clad bandits, armed with a rifle, attempted to hold up the Park Avenue Hotel.

They were disturbed by a customer.

A shot was fired into the floor.

Only half-an-hour later two people robbed the Berserker Tavern, one of them armed with a rifle.

Anyone with information about either crime should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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