Woman slashed in Bris robbery gone wrong

A woman has been cut with a knife in a violent armed robbery of a Brisbane business.

The 37-year-old woman disturbed a man who had entered the Morningside business around 5:45pm Wednesday and was taking items from the premises.

He grabbed her and she bit him in the struggle, sustaining a cut on her arm before the man fled the scene.

She was taken to the Mater hospital for treatment, while police are hunting for the man, described as Caucasian, 188cm tall, wearing dark clothing.