Sunshine Coast Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Golden Beach newsagency this afternoon.
Just after 2pm, a man entered the Landsborough Parade business and threatened staff with a syringe before fleeing the scene with a sum of cash.
The man is described as being around 18 or 19 years of age, Caucasian in appearance, around 178cm tall and of a slim build.
He was wearing a white shirt, red board shorts with yellow and black marking on the left leg, running shoes, dark wrap-around sunglasses and a black t-shirt wrapped around his face.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.