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Police investigate armed robbery

Police have appealed to the community for information following the armed robbery of a business at Rockdale.

Shortly before 4.30am today (Thursday 26 October 2017), two males entered a licensed premises on the Princes Highway.

The men, armed with handguns, demanded cash from an employee.

The offenders fled with a quantity of cash and were believed to have headed in a westerly direction towards the railway station.

Two employees at the premises were not injured.

Police from St George Local Area Command attended the location and established a crime scene. Officers searched the area and nearby train stations without success.

The first male is described as 175cm tall with a solid build, dark clothing and with his head covered by a balaclava.

The second male is described as 183cm tall with a solid build, dark clothing and a balaclava.

Investigators have urged anyone with information about suspicious or unusual behaviour in the area to contact police at St George or Crime Stoppers immediately.

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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