Police are responding to reports of an attempted robbery at Northside Plaza in Rockhampton’s north.
Police are responding to reports of an attempted robbery at Northside Plaza in Rockhampton’s north.

UPDATE: Search for ATM robber underway

UPDATE: The search for a male suspect who allegedly tried to rob a man at Northside Plaza this afternoon continues.

It is understood the offender approached a man using an ATM at the popular shopping centre just before 5pm today.

The suspect is believed to be aged in his late teens and of African appearance.

Attempts to rob the victim fell short, with the suspect reportedly fleeing the scene empty handed. 

A spokesman for QPS confirmed police investigations remain ongoing.

No arrests have been made at this time.

INITIAL: Police are responding to reports of an attempted robbery at Northside Plaza in Rockhampton this afternoon.

Initial reports suggest a man using an ATM was approached by the male suspect, believed to be aged between 18-20, around 4.40pm this afternoon.

It is understood he demanded money before immediately fleeing the scene on bicycle.

The suspect is described as a man African in appearance.

It is believed no weapon was used during the incident.

No injuries have been reported.

More to come.