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Terrifying video shows ‘clown’ robbing servo

Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barged into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
Terrifying footage has captured a man wearing a clown mask robbing a Brisbane servo.

Terrifying footage has captured the moment an armed man dressed in a creepy clown mask robbed a servo in Brisbane’s south, before fleeing into the night.

Detectives from the Upper Mount Gravatt Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have released CCTV of the robbery of the business on Cavendish Rd in Holland Park on December 29.

Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barged into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barging into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barged into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
The man is first seen running towards the servo around 7.30pm on December 29. Picture: Supplied / QPS

CCTV captured the man, dressed in a clown mask and wearing black clothing, running towards the business about 7.30pm.’

As he enters, he can be seen brandishing what appears to be a gun at an employee.

Police allege the man demanded cash, leaving with a quantity through the same exit and running off into the night.

The footage captures him leaning over the counter, grabbing the entire cash till before exiting.

Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barged into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
The masked man leaned over the Holland Park servo counter to rip the till out during the robbery. Picture: Supplied / QPS
Footage captured the terrifying encounter as the man, wearing a creepy clown mask, barged into the servo while armed. Picture: Supplied / QPS
He is described as having a slim build with long dark hair, and was wearing a clown mask, black plants and jumper, blue shoes and was carrying a black backpack. Picture: Supplied / QPS

The employee was not harmed during the incident.

The masked man is described as having a slim build with long dark hair.

Aside from the clown mask, he was wearing black plants and a jumper, blue shoes and was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information that could assist with investigations is urged to contact Queensland Police.