News

Pizza delivery driver attacked in Leichhardt robbery

A PIZZA delivery driver was attacked with a piece of timber with nails in it during a robbery in Leichhardt overnight.

Police said the driver was called to a house in Eyre St about 10.05pm, where he was confronted by a man who demanded money while brandishing the offending piece of wood.

The driver dropped the cash float and pizza order at the man's feet and left, only to be struck in the leg with the weapon before he got back to his car.

He sustained a small puncture wound.

Police are yet to provide a description of the robber.

Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  armed robbery, leichhardt




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Struggling to see the board - but still hitting bullseyes

HAVE A GO: Vision impaired darts players Allan Siviter has been playing the sport for 30 years.

Macular degeneration will not stop Alan Siviter playing darts

Pahlke wants State to 'call in' development application

NOT HERE THANKS: Jenelle Peters of the 'No Mount Walker Quarry' organisation, protests the planned quarry and haulage route for trucks which will impact the community.

Quarry at Mount Walker opposed by residents

Latest deals and offers

Barnaby Joyce talks Johnny Depp's dogs in Tweed

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce talks about Johnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo...

Billy Slater talks Origin Team

Queensland Origin great Billy Slater.

Queensland Origin great Billy Slater talks about this years team and his return to...

Sprint Star

Ipswich Sports Star of the Month Johnathon Taylor chats with the QT.

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked