Men with chainsaw and axe try to rob hotel at Greenbank | Video

UPDATE

POLICE have released CCTV footage of an attempted armed robbery at a Greenbank hotel early on Saturday morning.

A man armed with a chainsaw and another carrying a small axe demanded cash from staff at the hotel on Pub Lane about 2.40am.

Anyone with information should contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

TWO men, one armed with a chainsaw and the other a small axe, have tried to rob a hotel at Greenbank.

A police spokesperson said one man had started the chainsaw and struck the bar area, causing damage to it.

The other punched a security guard in the face.

The spokesperson said the men went into the hotel on Pub Lane about 2.40am on Saturday and demanded cash from staff.

“A security guard confronted the men demanding they leave,” the spokesperson said.

The one man started up the chainsaw, while the other, armed with an axe, punched the security guard in the face.

​The men fled on foot.

The security guard was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information should contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.