WATCH: CCTV footage of attack released in hunt for offenders

UPDATE: QUEENSLAND Police have released images of a car stolen during an early morning attack and a dog, named Bun Bun, who ran away during the robbery. 

QPS have called for members of the public to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if they spot the car or the dog. 

Police are on the search for this car, stolen during an early morning attack.
Police are on the search for this car, stolen during an early morning attack.

Police have urged members of the public not to approach the car if spotted. 

They also hope the CCTV footage of the attack will help find the men. The footage lasts less than two minutes and shows a group of men driving up to the car before smashing a window and attacking the man. 

Bun Bun went missing after its owner was robbed during an early morning attack.
Bun Bun went missing after its owner was robbed during an early morning attack.

EARLIER: IT WAS a rude awakening for a man sleeping in his car at Tamborine Mountain, after two men attacked his vehicle with a sledgehammer and a metal pole.

Around 2.45am the 32-year-old man in his sedan in a shopping centre carpark when a stolen white Nissan Navara dual cab utility with three men and a boy inside parked nearby.

Two men got out of the vehicle, one of them armed with a sledge hammer and the other with a metal pole. They smashed the driver's side window and assaulted the man with the sledge hammer.

They demanded he exit the vehicle and hand over the keys. The man complied with their demands and the group drove off in both vehicles.

The man sustained facial injuries during the assault and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Two of the man's dogs ran from the vehicle, with one returning, however 'Bun Bun' - a white Staffordshire Bull Terrier with a brindle eye patch, remains missing.

Police later located the Navara abandoned following a traffic crash on the Logan Motorway at Meadowbrook around 4am. The 37-year-old male driver of the second vehicle involved in the crash was not injured.

The man's vehicle, a silver 2012 Holden Commodore station wagon with Queensland registration 164 SLB has not been located.

One of the men involved is described as being about 188cm tall with a slim build, dark complexion and was wearing a t-shirt, shorts, a hat and a black and red t-shirt covering his face.

Police are investigating the group being involved in three other burglary incidents at Canungra and Beaudesert shortly before the robbery.

Topics:  gold coast queensland police service

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