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Armed robbery - Albion Park

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 03:01:27 AM

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Albion Park in which a woman was threatened with a firearm.

About 9.50pm (Monday 5 June 2017), a 59-year-old woman was confronted by two men as she walked to her car on Terry Street, Albion Park.

One of the men produced a pistol and threatened the woman, demanding her wallet and keys.

The woman refused, then one of the men opened her car door and removed a bag. He then forcibly removed the woman’s necklace and ran from the scene on foot.

Police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The woman was uninjured.

Both men have been described as having fair skin, tall, skinny build, and both were wearing a black jumper with a face covering.

One of the men was armed with a black pistol with a timber handle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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