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Man injured during attempted armed robbery - Griffith

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 07:30:46 AM

A man has been injured following an attempted armed robbery in Griffith overnight.

Shortly after 6pm (Tuesday 30 May 2017), a 27-year-old man was walking along Binya Street, Griffith, when he was approached by another man.

The man allegedly produced a knife and threatened him, demanding his wallet.

Following a struggle, the 27-year-old man sustained a laceration to his finger.

The armed man fled the scene empty handed and was last seen running west towards Burrell Place.

Officers from Griffith Local Area Command were notified and commenced investigations.

Police would like to speak to a man, who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, approximately 165cm tall, aged in his 20s, with a dark coloured full beard. He was last seen wearing a yellow hooded jumper and dark coloured long pants.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident is urged to contact Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.