Police are appealing for public assistance after an armed robbery in the New England region on the weekend.
Just after 7:35pm (Saturday 24 March 2019), a man, armed with a large knife, walked into a service station on Single Street, Werris Creek, about 40km south west of Tamworth, and demanded money.
The man, who was wearing a jacket over his head, fled the store on foot with a sum of cash.
The attendant was not injured during the incident.
Officers from Oxley Police District attended and established a crime scene.
A search of the surrounding area was conducted; however, no one was located.
Detectives would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
He is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, medium height, medium build, dark hair and facial hair.
During the robbery he was wearing a maroon long sleeve shirt with a distinctive patterned shirt underneath, denim jeans, black ‘Nike’ branded shoes and a jacket over his head.
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.