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No luck for a would-be robber in Pimpama this morning.
A man tried to break into the 7-Eleven service station on Gainsborough Rd around 2:30, but got away empty handed.
Police said the masked man, who was holding a knife, tried to enter the shop through the locked doors.
He tried to kick the doors and smash them with the weapon, but although they shattered, the safety glass didn't fall in.
The man gave up and drove off in a mini-van.
Police were still looking for the older model, navy blue, Toyota Tarago and reviewing CCTV footage of the incident on Friday morning.