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Footage released following chemist robbery - South Strathfield

Friday, 16 June 2017 12:30:27 PM

Police continue their investigations into an armed robbery at a South Strathfield chemist earlier this week.

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 stole a wallet containing cash, before leaving the store. He was last seen running west on the Hume Highway towards Homebush Road.

Officers from Flemington Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.

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

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

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

Police would also like to speak with the owner of a silver Hyundai Accent that was parked out the front of the chemist at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Auburn Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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