Patron fends off robber with stool, potted plant

NOW: Patron fends off robber with stool, potted plant

(CNN) -- Queensland Police have released video of a suspect who attempted to rob a tavern at Mermaid Beach Friday morning.

The suspect, armed with a machete, entered the tavern around 1 a.m. and demanded $1500 from an employee.

The suspect fled empty handed after a patron fought him off using a large stool and a potted plant.

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