AN automatic pistol was used in the armed robbery of a Banora Point takeaway shop on Saturday.
According to police, a 25 to 30-year-old man entered It's All Good Takeaway on the corner of Ash and Amaroo Drs about 4.30pm.
Acting Inspector Jason Dowds said the man producing a black, automatic pistol before demanding money.
"He demanded the cashier empty the till and got approximately $500," Acting Insp Dowds said.
"He escaped on foot.
"Detectives are still investigating."
The man had short, shaved black hair.
Anyone with information into the robbery at Banora Point should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.