Police respond to service station incident north of Rockhampton
9.35am: A staff member who is in a wheelchair was “fearful” for her safety after a man started damaging the bowsers at Bulmers Service Station in Yaamba.
The man, who is either wearing a mask or has paint smeared across his face, reportedly started smashing the pumps after being refused free fuel.
He was armed with a large tree branch.
The man, who is described as in his 20s, wearing a hoodie, is believed to have stayed on the property, in the company of a female companion, as the staff member shelters inside.
Police, on their way from Rockhampton, are contending with roadworks.