Detectives have released CCTV footage of two men wanted for questioning, following the armed hold-up of a shop at Nerang.
The pair was accused of robbing the convenience store on Price Street around 4:30am on Saturday.
One man could be seen in the footage standing guard at the door while the other threatened a worker with a machete.
He shoved a quantity of cash and cigarettes into a black bag before the pair the two men took off.
Police were calling for anyone who recognised the men, or who had any further information, to come forward.