CCTV vision released following service station armed robbery - West Gosford

Friday, 31 December 2021 02:40:26 PM

Police have released CCTV as part of a public appeal for information following an armed robbery on the state’s Central Coast earlier this week.

About 1.30am on Wednesday (29 December 2021), two men – with their faces covered and one armed with a knife – 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 and were seen heading north towards Young Street. The attendant was not physically injured.

Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District attended a short time later and established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Detectives from Brisbane Water Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As part of their inquiries, detectives have released CCTV of two men who they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.

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

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Brisbane Water Police on (02) 4323 5511 or Crime Stoppers 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.