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Police investigate armed robbery

Police are investigating following an armed robbery in Brookvale.

Just after 2.30pm (Thursday 4 January 2018), a man entered a financial institution on Pittwater Road, armed with a knife.

The man threatened an employee, demanding money before fleeing with a sum of cash.

Officers from the Northern Beaches Local Area Command, established a crime scene and have commenced investigations assisted by officers from the State Crime Command’s Robbery and Serious Crime Squad.

As inquiries continue, police wish to speak to a man who they believe can assist them with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 40 years old, 180cm-185cm tall, and of a large muscular build.

He was last seen wearing a long sleeved brown t-shirt, white shorts, and white shoes.

The employee was not physical injured during the robbery.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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 social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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