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Armed robbery - Coffs Harbour

Monday, 10 July 2017 01:55:58 AM

Police are investigating following the armed robbery of a video store in Coffs Harbour last night.

Just before 8pm (Sunday 9 July 2017), two staff members were closing the store on Park Avenue, when a man armed with a machete ran inside demanding money.

The staff complied with the demand, whilst a second man armed with a hammer waited outside.

After obtaining cash from the till, the pair fled on foot.

No one was injured in the incident.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command were alerted and have launched an investigation.

Anyone with information that may help the investigation is urged to come forward.

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.