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Appeal following armed robbery - Woolgoolga

Monday, 15 March 2021 01:46:51 PM

Police are investigating following an armed robbery at a Woolgoolga service station at the weekend.

About 4pm on Saturday (13 March 2021), a man – armed with a firearm – entered a service station on Solitary Islands Way at Woolgoolga.

The man allegedly threatened a female employee before stealing cash and leaving the area on foot.

He was last seen heading south along Solitary Islands Way.

The employee was not physically injured during the incident.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District were notified, established a crime scene and launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The man is described as being of a medium build, about 180cm to 185cm tall and aged in his 20s.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded top, a blue face covering, black tracksuit pants and white socks.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area between 3.30 pm and 4.30pm on Saturday, or who may have dashcam footage from the nearby area is urged to contact Coffs Harbour 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.