No luck for an armed robber on the Gold Coast overnight.
The man apparently threatened a worker at knife-point at a shop on Lavelle St in Nerang around 6:30.
He then pushed passed her to the till, but the register had no cash in it.
The man took off empty-handed, seen fleeing the scene in a large, black SUV.
The offender's described as slim, Caucasian, 180cm tall, last spotted wearing blue trousers, a black hoodie with white writing, a grey coloured cap, sunglasses with black shoes.
Police are still investigating.