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Appeal for information following armed robbery - Port Macquarie

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 08:04:29 AM

***PLEASE NOTE – An image of the man police would like to speak with is available on NSW Police Force social media pages.

Investigations are underway following an armed robbery of a service station on the state's Mid North Coast yesterday.

About 3.20am (Monday 19 September 2022), a man – armed with a metal object – entered a service station on Lord Street, Port Macquarie, and threatened an employee demanding money.

The man fled the scene on foot a short time later with cash.

Officers attached to Mid North Coast Police District were notified and established a crime scene, which was forensically examined.

As inquiries into the incident continue, police have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with investigations.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 40s, with a solid build.

He is depicted in the image wearing a light grey ‘Mossimo’ hoodie, cream pants, black and white running shoes, and sunglasses.

Anyone who may have CCTV footage or information about this incident is urged to contact Port Macquarie 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.