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Man holds up Qld service station with axe

A man wielding an axe has attempted to rob a service station north of Brisbane.

The man entered the Warner business on Old North Road shortly after 1am on Saturday demanding money.

The 18-year-old male store attendant fled out the back of the shop.

Police say the assailant, described as Caucasian in appearance and aged in his late teens or early 20s, fled the scene empty-handed.

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