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Two men armed with a gun and knife threaten hotel staff

TWO men used a gun and a knife to threaten staff at a hotel in Central Queensland, with one holding the blade at a female worker.

At 9.50am on Thursday, the pair entered the Kuttabul hotel.

One man grabbed a female staff member and threatened her with a knife whilst the other threatened a male staff member with the gun.


A struggle ensued with the male staff member and both armed men before both staff members escaped to safety at the rear of the hotel.

The armed men were able to force open a cash register and stole cash before running from the premises.

The men were last seen driving away in a maroon-coloured sedan.

The first man is described as Caucasian and 183cm tall. The second man is described as Caucasian, 178cm tall and of slim build. Both men are described as wearing black hooded jumpers with their faces obscured by cloth.

Neither of the staff members were physically injured during the incident.