Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night in Maroochydore are appealing for public assistance.

Around 6.30pm, a white sedan was driven into the drive-through of a sandwich store on Aerodrome Road.

The man driving the car demanded money from the attendant and produced what appeared to be a firearm. The attendant complied and gave the man a sum of cash before he drove off.

Images of the vehicle involved have been released with investigators believing it is possibly a late model Hyundai i40 or i45 sedan.

Investigators are also conducting inquiries with rental agencies believing the car may have been hired and are asking any agencies that may have rented such a car to either a man or a woman in the last day or so to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, with short, dark hair and aged about 30 to 45. He was possibly wearing a long sleeved shirt with patterns on the arms.

No one was injured as a result of the robbery.

Investigations are continuing.

Source: http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2015/08/27/update-armed-robbery-maroochydore-2/