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Appeal following armed robbery at Dubbo service station

Tuesday, 09 November 2021 01:05:16 PM

Police are appealing for the public’s assistance after an armed robbery at a service station in Dubbo yesterday.

About 4.35am yesterday (Monday 9 November 2021), two unknown men entered a service station at the intersection of Whylandra and Victoria Street, Dubbo, one armed with a knife.

Police have been told the men threatened the service attendant with a knife demanding cash and cigarettes.

The pair met a third person outside the service station before fleeing in a white Holden Commodore and were last seen driving north on Whylandra Street.

They stole about $200 in cash and an amount of cigarettes from the store.

The employee suffered minor injuries.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, investigators are seeking to identify two men described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance, aged 20-25, wearing black clothing and a face mask. One man wearing black joggers and the other red joggers.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed, or has dash cam footage, of the incident to contact Dubbo 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.