Man robs Gold Coast pharmacy wearing ‘Dobby’ mask
A man has robbed a Gold Coast pharmacy wearing a mask similar to the character ‘Dobby’ from the Harry Potter film franchise.
CCTV released by police shows the man enter the Runaway Bay business on Lae Drive about 8pm on Sunday May 2, approach the counter and pull out a handgun.
He threatened two pharmacists, forcing them into a storeroom and stealing a quantity of medication.
The man also took a sum of cash before fleeing on foot through football grounds.
The man was wearing distinctive clothing, including a grey/cream coloured hooded jumper with the outline of a Star Wars storm trooper mask on the back, long khaki cargo pants and tan work boots.
Police are appealing for anyone who may be able to identify the man to come forward.