CCTV Released After Armed Robbery Near Wagga Wagga

PLEASE NOTE: CCTV will be available via Hightail link https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/yk5Ijr2Jfu

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery in the State’s south last year.

Officers attached to Riverina Police District were called to a post office in Tobruk Street, Ashmont, about 7am on Saturday 13 April 2023, after a man, with his face covered and armed with a pistol threatened the store attendant demanding cash and cigarettes.

The employee complied and the man was last seen running west along Jenkins Street.

The 47-year-old male store attendant was not physically injured.

In April 2023, Strike Force Burdon was established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the armed robbery.

Following inquiries, police have released CCTV of a man they believe can assist with inquiries.

The man is described as about 185cm tall, solid build, fair complexion, and blue eyes. At the time he was depicted wearing a grey/black caterpillar-brand hooded jumper, grey gloves, white beanie, tan work boots and a black, grey and red face mask. He was carrying a black adidas backpack at the time.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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