Appeal for information following robbery - Newcastle

Friday, 17 November 2023 01:01:20 PM

Police are seeking assistance from the public as investigations continue into a robbery in the Newcastle area overnight.

About 9.15pm on Thursday 16 November 2023, police have been told a man entered a service station on Elizabeth Street, Tighes Hill, and threatened the female attendant and demanded money.

The attendant handed over a sum of money from the cash register before the man fled the scene.

The woman was not physically injured.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

Investigators have released a description of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being aged in his mid40s, dark complexion, about 180cm tall, medium build, wearing a red T-shirt, black shorts and a black face mask.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Newcastle 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.