24 June 2020

Police seek witnesses to armed robbery in Merimbula

| Sharon Kelley
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NSW Police is appealing for witnesses to a service station armed robbery in Merimbula on 22 June. Photo: NSW Police Facebook.

NSW Police is appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a South Coast service station.

At around 10 pm on Monday, 22 June 2020, an unknown man attended a service station on Dunns Lane in Merimbula.

It is alleged he produced a knife and demanded cash and cigarettes from the male employee, before he fled on foot.

He was last seen running towards Ocean Drive.

Officers from NSW South Coast Police District arrived at the scene shortly after and established a crime scene. No-one was injured during the incident.

As inquiries continue, detectives would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with inquiries. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 18 and 25, and was wearing dark clothing at the time of the incident.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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