Appeal for information about armed robbery - West Gosford

Thursday, 30 December 2021 12:42:44 PM

Police are appealing for public information following an armed robbery on the state’s Central Coast yesterday.

About 1.30am (Wednesday 29 December 2021), two men with their faces covered entered the service station on the Central Coast Highway, West Gosford.

They jumped the counter and threatened the 26-year-old service station attendant with a knife before stealing cash and cigarettes.

Police have been told the pair punched the man several times before running out of the store, heading north towards Young Street.

Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District attended and established a crime scene.

A short time later, detectives from Brisbane Water Police District were notified and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The two men are described as being aged in their early 20s, about 180cm tall, with a slim build. The two men were wearing hoods, gloves and ski masks.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Gosford police station on 4323 5599 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.