Armed robbery – Haberfield

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Sydney’s inner-west.

About 8.15pm yesterday (Wednesday 10 January 2018), a man entered a betting agency on Ramsey Street, Haberfield, and threatened staff with an unknown object that he was holding under his shirt.

The 64-year-old female staff member handed the man an amount of cash before he left the store and drove from the scene in a dark coloured sedan.

There was one patron in the store at the time who was also uninjured.

Police from Burwood Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The offender has been described as Mediterranean/Middle-Eastern appearance, aged in his 30s, average height, stocky build, short black spikey hair, olive skin, and he was wearing a white jumper with red patterns on each sleeve.

He also had a yellow high-visibility shirt under his jumper and black shorts.

Inquiries into the incident continue.

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:

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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