20 April 2016

A service station employee was threatened with a stick in an armed robbery of a service station in Fairfield yesterday evening.

Police say the 29-year-old employee was assisting a man in the service station at about 7.40pm when the customer produced a stick and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The man then forced his way behind the counter and left with cash and cigarettes. Nobody was injured.

Police are searching for a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries who is described as being of Asian appearance, thin build, aged in his early 20s, and last seen wearing a black hooded jumper and black tracksuit pants.

Anyone with information that may be able to assist is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 FREE.

Extracted in full from The Farfield Champion.

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