A sawn-off shotgun was allegedly used to rob a Coast home.
A sawn-off shotgun was allegedly used to rob a Coast home. Alana Calvert

Car still missing after savage sawn-off shotgun robbery

UPDATE 2.30PM: Police have told the Daily that the car stolen in Saturday night's savage gunpoint robbery is still at large.

Police are urging people across the Coast to be on the lookout for this black Holden Commodore ute, stolen in an armed robbery on Saturday night at Nambour.
Police are urging people across the Coast to be on the lookout for this black Holden Commodore ute, stolen in an armed robbery on Saturday night at Nambour.

He shot the gun upward into the ceiling, demanding car keys and allegedly took the black Holden ute. 

The Springfield Lakes man appeared in court today with one count each of burglary, armed robbery, threatening violence - discharge firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon - firearm, wilful damage and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

EARLIER: A MAN is facing a string of charges after he allegedly stormed a Sunshine Coast home armed with a sawn-off shotgun.

Police will allege about 10.50pm on Saturday, a man entered a Nambour home and produced a sawn-off shotgun, shooting upward into the ceiling before demanding keys to a vehicle.

It will be further alleged that the man took the keys and fled the on Duhs Rd property with the vehicle.

Police are investigating reports of a gun being fired in Duhs Rd near the intersection of Misty Rise Rd in Nambour.
Police are investigating reports of a gun being fired in Duhs Rd near the intersection of Misty Rise Rd in Nambour. Stuart Cumming

No one was injured as a result of the robbery.

A 27-year-old Springfield Lakes man has been charged with one count each of burglary, armed robbery, threatening violence - discharge firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon - firearm, wilful damage and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court this morning.



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