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Police seek man following armed robbery

Police have released CCTV of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries into the armed robbery of a shop in Carlton.

About 4.40pm on Friday (4 August 2017), a man armed with a large knife entered a mixed business on Willison Road.

He threatened the shop owner with the knife, before fleeing with a sum of cash and goods.

The shop owner was not injured in the incident.

Police from St George Local Area Command are investigating the incident and have released CCTV of a man they believe may be able to assist.

The man depicted has been described as Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged 20-30, about 175cm-180cm tall, with a thin to medium build, dark spiky hair, an elongated face, and dark eyes; with one eye either lazy or slightly crossed.

He is shown wearing a black hooded jumper, baggy grey tracksuit pants, and black joggers with white soles.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

We remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

Source: NSW Police

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