A thief wearing "Michael Jackson gloves" and armed with a knife terrorised pharmacy staff in Ballajura last night.
Staff at Summer Lakes Pharmacy were left shaken after a bandit stormed the store and demanded cash and prescription drugs.
A police spokesman said the male offender went to the pharmacy on Illawarra Crescent about 8pm land threatened workers with a knife.
He made them sit on the floor while he loaded a green shopping bag with goods before fleeing.
The thief was described as 180cm tall and of medium to solid build.
He was wearing a white hooded jumper, a red-bandana over his face, "Michael Jackson look-a-like gloves", black pants and black shoes.
In a separate burglary in Redcliffe yesterday a thief stole a large amount of cash and jewellery from a woman's house when she was attending a nearby senior citizens club.
The burglary, between 1pm and 3pm, happened on Flemington Way. The 40-year-old resident returned home to fine her back window smashed.Anyone with information regarding either incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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