Police appeal following armed robbery - South Windsor

Friday, 26 March 2021 10:16:07 AM

Police are appealing for public information as investigations continue into an armed robbery in Sydney’s north west overnight.

About 1.40am today (Friday 26 March 2021), emergency services were called to a licensed premise a Ham Street, South Windsor, following reports of an armed robbery.

Police were told an unknown man – armed with a machete – entered the store and threatened two employees – a 36-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman.

The man stole cash and left the scene on foot, before leaving the area on a motorcycle.

The employees were not physically injured during the incident.

Detectives attached to Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

With assistance from the Dog Unit and PolAir, an extensive canvass of the area was conducted, however; the man was not located.

The man is described as being aged between 40 and 50, with light coloured hair, wearing a dark coloured jumper, grey track pants and black gloves. He was carrying a black backpack.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident, or dashcam footage from the area, to come forward.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.