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Appeal for information after service station robbed - Chester Hill

Monday, 27 December 2021 04:36:54 AM

Police are looking for a man who stole cash and cigarettes from a service station at Chester Hill overnight.

Police have been told a man armed with a knife entered the business on Woodville Road about 9.15pm (Sunday 26 November 2021), and demanded cash.

He took cash and cigarettes before running from the scene on foot.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command established a crime scene and began a canvass of the surrounding area, assisted by a Police Dog team.

Police have released a description of a man they believe can assist with inquiries.

He’s described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance about 175cm tall with a thin build. At the time he was wearing a black hoodie, black track pants, black shoes and a face mask.

Anyone who has information about the incident, or who may have dashcam in the vicinity of the service station at the time, is asked to call Bankstown Police or Crime Stoppers.

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.