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UPDATE: Police hunt for man with stolen knife, machete

UPDATE 5:30pm: POLICE say no one has been charged and investigations are ongoing following the incident at Anaconda near Stocklands earlier today. 

A police spokeswoman said "extensive patrols" had been carried out in Kershaw Gardens and along High St.

Police could not provide a description of the person they are looking for.  

11.40AM: POLICE have reported the man has still not been located.

10.30AM: A MAN has stolen weapons from a Rockhampton store sparking a police chase.

The man stole a large axe and machete from Anaconda on Aquatic Place near Stockland.

He also had a large knife up his sleeve.

He left the store around 10.13am and it has been reported he took off past Chemist Warehouse.

Police are now searching Kershaw Gardens for the man.

It is believed he has tattoos on his right shin and calf and is in late 30s/early 40s.