NSW police investigate armed robbery at St Andrews

Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Sydney’s south-west yesterday.

About 8.40pm (Saturday 19 December 2020), police were called to a service station on Ballantrae Drive, St Andrews, following reports of an armed robbery.

Police have been told two men – one armed with a machete and the other wielding a hand saw – entered the store, before threatening an employee.

The armed men stole cash and fled the scene on foot.

The attendant was shaken though not injured during the incident.

Officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced a search of the area.

As inquiries continue, police have released descriptions of two men who may be able to assist them.

The first man is described as having a dark complexion, wearing a black jumper with light blue stripes, a black T-shirt covering his face, black shorts and white runners. He was armed with a hand saw.

The second man is described as having a dark complexion, wearing a black jumper, dark long pants, a dark T-shirt covering his face, a black baseball cap and dark coloured shoes. He was armed with a machete.

Police are appealing to anyone who might have been in the area of Ballantrae Drive, St Andrews and has dash-cam footage of two men running from the service station, to contact Campbelltown Police or 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.

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