Two properties have been broken into and a motorist has been assaulted in a violent crime spree on the Gold Coast.
The spree began about 11.20pm (AEST) on Tuesday when police say a car reversed into a convenience store at Robina.
The thieves stole confectionary and cigarettes before making off in two cars.
Officers found one of the vehicles on fire in the carpark of a Carrara sports club about 1am (AEST).
The club was broken into but it's not known whether anything was stolen.
And a woman was pulled from her car and assaulted in the carpark of a shopping centre at Molendinar about 2.35am (AEST) in an incident police believe is related.
Her attackers stole the vehicle and it was seen leaving with another car.
The woman was treated in hospital for facial injuries.