A bandit wearing a surgical mask has robbed a Melbourne gold dealer at gunpoint in a daylight heist.
Police have been told the offender held-up the Melbourne Gold Company – on the seventh floor of 227 Collins Street – about 9.40am on Monday.
He fled on foot with the contents of a safe. No one was injured in the armed robbery.
Detectives from the armed crime squad were tight-lipped about the details, including the contents of the safe, while the investigation was in its infancy.
The Melbourne Gold Company were contacted for comment.
Anyone with information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.