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Gun used in armed robbery at Ipswich gaming room

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Ipswich detectives are hunting for a person over the armed robbery of a busy hotel gaming room.

A police spokesperson says the offender went into the pokie room of Brassall’s Mihi Tavern, carrying what looked liked a "hand gun".

The person threatened a hotel staff member and demanded cash at around 11.20am yesterday.

They fled with cash and jumped into a sedan which has seen been uncovered by police.

The staff member hasn't been physically hurt.

Police are working their way through CCTV today as investigations continue.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Crime Stoppers.