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Police re-appeal after newsagency robbery - Cessnock.

Thursday, 15 June 2017 06:19:10 PM

Police are re-appealing for information following an armed robbery at Cessnock in April 2017.

Just after 2.30pm on Saturday 1 April 2017, a 27-year-old man was working at a newsagency on Wollombi Road.

A man armed with a knife and his face covered, entered the store and demanded cash.

The worker complied with the demand before the man left the store.

Police from Central Hunter Local Area Command have released CCTV images of a man they believe can assist them with their inquiries.

The man is described as wearing a balaclava, a hooded light grey jacket with a dark stripe down the arms, black gloves, dark-coloured long pants and dark shoes with white socks.

Police have also released a CCTV image of a vehicle they believe may be connected to the robbery.

The vehicle is described as a silver Mitsubishi Mirage with yellow and black number plates, standard hub caps and damage to the left rear wheel arch.

Anyone with information in is urged to contact Cessnock 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: 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.