A man armed with a knife robbed a service station in Canberra’s north Tuesday morning.

Police said the man, aged in his 20s, was carrying a green shopping bag when he entered the Kaleen Caltex service station about 1.55am.

He threatened the console operator with a knife and demanded cash.

The employee complied with the demands before the man left the store with a small sum of money.

The offender is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his early to mid-20s, approximately 183cm tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a black hooded jumper.

No one was injured during the armed robbery.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 FREE, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information can be provided anonymously.

Extracted in full from the Canberra Times.