Shop-keeper chases wannabee thief from store in Werribee South

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Werribee South last week.

It is understood an unknown man armed with a tire iron entered a general store on Duncans Road about 2pm on Monday, April 15.

Officers have been told the offender made demands for cash but the 63-year-old shop keeper declined and chased the man out of his store.

The offender fled empty-handed and was last seen travelling in a white Toyota Camry with no registration plates.

Luckily, no one was injured.

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man who they believe may assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information, dashcam/CCTV footage or who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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