Police appeal for witnesses following armed robbery with serious injuries in Glen Waverley

Monash Crime Investigation detectives are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Glen Waverley last night.

It is understood two offenders, brandishing a hammer and a tyre iron, entered a bottle shop near the intersection of Blackburn and High Street roads about 8.50pm.

The offenders threatened a shop attendant and demanded that he hand over cash.

The victim refused the offenders’ demands before being seriously assaulted.

Police believe that the offenders fled the scene empty handed and in a vehicle.

A 48-year-old Mount Waverly man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators have released images of two men they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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