MANHUNT: Police officers probe the scene of the alleged robbery at the Bideford St BWS store.
MANHUNT: Police officers probe the scene of the alleged robbery at the Bideford St BWS store. Contributed

MANHUNT: Hold-up at Bay bottle shop

POLICE are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Hervey Bay liquor store.

A spokeswoman from Queensland Police Service said a man allegedly entered the BWS store on the corner of Boat Harbour Dr and Bideford St about 3.45pm on Friday.

The man allegedly told staff at the store he was armed but no weapon was presented.

He then fled the scene.

Officers were called and cordoned off the store with tape.

The man has not yet been located.

Police are continuing their investigations.