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Armed robbery - Strathfield

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 11:42:25 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery at Strathfield today.

About 3.15pm (Wednesday 14 June 2017), a man walked into a pharmacy on Liverpool Road, South Strathfield and demanded drugs from a female shop assistant.

The man produced what appeared to be a large Samurai sword from his pants and threatened the shop assistant who complied with the demand.

The man left the store, but not before stealing a wallet containing cash and was last seen running west on the Hume Highway towards Homebush Road.

Officers from Flemington Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

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

He is described as being 183cm tall, of Mediterranean / Middle Eastern appearance, about 40 to 50 old with a skinny build.

The man was unshaven, and was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket, brown pants and a cap.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Auburn Police or 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 social media pages.