Police are appealing for information after a man, armed with a machete, robbed a service station in Dubbo.

About 2.50am on Monday, police were called to a service station on Cobra Street following reports of an armed robbery.

Police have been told a man, who was armed with a machete, entered the store before threatening the employee.

The armed man stole cash and fled the scene on foot.

He was seen heading in a westerly direction on Cobra Street, before he went into an alleyway on Macquarie Street.

No one was physically injured during the incident.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District conducted an extensive search of the area, but the man could not be located.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak with a man who may be able to assist them.

He was last seen wearing a blue hooded jumper with a white ‘ECKO’ logo.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Extracted in full from: https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/7003818/man-holds-up-service-station-with-machete/

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