Armed robbers chased from store by manager with mop

A shop manager has chased two armed robbers from his store armed only with a mop.

19.11.2019

A shop manager has chased two armed robbers from his store armed only with a mop. 9News

A shop manager has chased two armed robbers from his store armed only with a mop.

The manager told 9News he believes the man armed with the rifle attempted to shoot him but couldn't get the gun to work.

The robbers were last seen getting into a dark-coloured vehicle parked nearby on Pendlebury court before driving towards Logan River Road.

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