Shotgun Machete Wielding Bandits Hold Up CBD Hotel
On the run
Eastern District patrols were called to a Hindley Street hotel after reports of an armed robbery in the early hours of Wednesday.
It’s alleged a man armed with a sawn-off shotgun entered the The West End hotel and bottle shop where he threatened staff and stole money from the till.
Police allege a second man armed with a machete stood out the front of the hotel, before they took off in a blue Holden Commodore sedan.
The offender armed with the shotgun is described as being Caucasian and about 183cm tall wearing a black bandana covering his face and a black hat.
The second offender is described as being Aboriginal, aged in his 20s and was wearing a black Adidas jumper.
It’s understood no one was injured.
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