POLICE are checking CCTV footage and other leads on a case involving two offenders stealing items from a major retail outlet last night.
The Queensland Police Service reports offenders entered a clothing store through a closed rear external door and rummaged throughout removing a quantity of clothing before exiting towards Moores Creek Road about 8pm last night.
Initial reports suggest workers inside Stockland Rockhampton had noticed two dark figures inside the Best and Less store, wearing balaclavas, and contacted security.
It is believed security called for assistance from police and waited at the back entrance to the building for police to arrive.
Reports indicate the offenders had already left the scene before police arrived.
Police report investigators are following up CCTV footage.
Stockland Rockhampton and Best and Less have declined requests for comment at this stage.
9pm: POLICE are patrolling North Rockhampton for offenders who have broken into a major retail outlet and stolen items tonight.
Reports indicate offenders were noticed by people putting up displays inside Stockland Rockhampton just 8pm tonight.
It is believed the witnesses could see dark figures in Best and Less, wearing balaclavas.
The witnesses called security who waited at the back door of the shop for police to arrive.
Reports indicate police found coat hangers and packaging outside the building upon arrival and are now looking for the offenders.