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Police investigate two armed robberies

Police are appealing for information following two armed robberies on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

About 11.15pm (Monday 9 October 2017), a 15-year-old boy was walking from North Sydney Railway Station towards Mount Street, North Sydney.

On Edward Street, the boy was approached by a man armed with a knife.

The boy was stabbed and the man stole his phone and wallet.

About 11.55pm on nearby Bay Road, Waverton, a 28-year-old man was threatened by two men, one of which was holding two knives.

The 28-year-old man received lacerations to his legs before the two men stole his wallet, phone, iPod and shoes.

The two males were taken to Royal North Shore Hospital.

Police attached to Harbourside Local Area Command have launched an investigation and believe the two robberies are linked.

Investigators wish to speak with three men who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

One man has been described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, in his 30s, with a full beard and wearing a red jacket.

The second man has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, having a beard and short haircut with a curly fringe, and was wearing a hooded top.

The third man has been described as having a large build, balding head and was wearing a blue shirt.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

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: nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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