POLICE UPDATE: Two men arrested and charged over this incident.

Police are seeking public assistance to identify the men responsible for an armed robbery at the Foreshore Tavern, Lauderdale in the early hours of this morning.

Just before 2am two men entered the premises and threatened a male staff member who was on site. One of the men was in possession of a long arm firearm that had been cut down or reduced in size.

The offenders forced the staff member to open a safe and a significant amount of cash was stolen. The staff member did not sustain any physical injuries but was tied up before the offenders fled the scene.

The offenders are described as:

Male 1

  • Blue hooded jumper with white logo
  • Black baseball cap with white logo
  • Black track pants
  • 180 – 185cms tall
  • Slim build

Male 2

  • Black hooded jumper
  • Dark trousers
  • 170-175cms tall
  • Slim-medium build