VIDEO: Footage show sledgehammer bandit at pub

CCTV footage of a man who cracked a safe at the Palmwoods Hotel has been released as police continue their hunt.

Cash was stolen from the Main St business during a break-in about 3am on Tuesday.

CCTV footage shows a thief who broke into the Palmwoods Hotel and opened a safe to steal cash about 3am on Tuesday.
CCTV footage shows a thief who broke into the Palmwoods Hotel and opened a safe to steal cash about 3am on Tuesday. Photo Contributed

Footage showed a man using a sledgehammer to smash his way through an external door before running through a keg room to an office.

CCTV footage shows a thief who used a sledgehammer to break into the Palmwoods Hotel before opening a safe to steal cash about 3am on October 6.
CCTV footage shows a thief who used a sledgehammer to break into the Palmwoods Hotel before opening a safe to steal cash about 3am on October 6. Photo Contributed

He then broke into that room before attacking security cameras and opening the safe.

Police are today following leads and urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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