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Armed robbery - Blacktown

Sunday, 04 June 2017 02:42:12 AM

A man has been injured following an armed robbery in Sydney’s west.

About 11pm (Saturday 3 June 2017) two men entered with their faces covered entered a licensed premise on Kildare Road, Blacktown.

One was armed with a knife, the other was armed with a hammer.

They threatened staff, and were handed cash from the till.

As they fled the store a number of witnesses intervened. One witness, a 36-year-old man, took hold of the blade of the knife, resulting in a cut to his hand.

The two men then fled the scene, leaving the weapons behind.

Police from Blacktown LAC attended and established a crime scene.

The man with the knife is described as wearing a dark hooded jacket, dark long legged pants, black shoes, and a green mask covering his face.

The second man is described as wearing a white hooded jumper, black long legged pants, white shoes, and a black face covering.

Inquiries are continuing.

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.