Investigation underway into armed robbery - Ashmont

Friday, 14 April 2023 09:28:50 AM

An investigation is underway following an armed robbery in the state’s Riverina yesterday.

Police have been told a man entered a post office on Tobruk Street just before 7am (Thursday 13 April 2023), and threatened a worker with a firearm, before he fled with cash and cigarettes.

The male worker was uninjured and notified police.

Officers attached to Riverina Police District established a crime scene, which has been examined by specialist forensic police.

As inquiries continue under Strike Force Burdon, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with the investigation.

He was last seen wearing dark clothing and a face mask and was carrying a backpack.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.