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Police appeal for information following armed robbery - Hurstville

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 06:01:24 AM

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a cafe in Hurstville last night.

About 9pm (Monday 10 July 2017), two female employees of a cafe within a shopping complex on Forest Road were closing up for the day.

As they pulled the shutter down, a man described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 30-40 years of age with a medium build and wearing a beanie with a dark grey hooded jumper and lighter grey track pants with black runners, entered the store armed with a pair of scissors.

He threatened the two women before breaking into the cash register and stealing the day’s takings.

He ran from the store heading west along Forest Road towards Hurstville Railway Station.

Police were called and officers from St George Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact officers at St George Local Area Command 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 Facebook and Twitter pages.