A thief with a knife allegedly threatened a 67-year-old petrol station attendant in Berry this morning.

The male offender, dressed in black with his face covered, held up the BP service station at Queen Street at 6.20am.

The victim received minor injuries during the incident, but did not require medical treatment.

The thief escaped with cash and cigarettes.

The man’s accomplice was waiting in the driveway in a dark European-style car, possibly a BMW.

They were last seen heading north along Queen Street, Berry just after the robbery.

The main offender was about 170cm tall and of medium build.

The number plate of the car was not caught on camera.

Police are investigating the incident.

If you have any information that could help, please contact South Coast police on (02) 4421 9699.

Extracted from The Standard.