Police are investigating after an employee and a customer were threatened with knives during a robbery at a service station in Wagga Wagga this morning.

About 4am (Friday 3 July 2020), two males with their faces covered and armed with knives entered a service station on Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga.

They threatened a customer, a 37-year-old woman, and the employee, a 69-year-old man, before stealing cash and fleeing the scene in a vehicle, described only as a Holden sedan.

There were no reported injuries.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and established a crime scene.

A short time later, a vehicle was found on fire in Webb Park, Ashmont, and detectives are investigating whether the incidents are linked.

Anyone with information is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Extracted in full from: https://www.miragenews.com/appeal-after-service-station-armed-robbery-at-wagga-wagga/