Armed robbery ends in short pursuit in Tempe

Police are investigating following an alleged armed robbery in Sydney’s south, NSW Police say.

It will be alleged a man entered a business on the Princess Highway, Tempe, about 4am tomorrow, armed with a hammer.

The man allegedly threatened a staff member and stole cash, before leaving in a red Volkswagen GTI.

The staff member was uninjured.

Officers attached to Newtown Local Area Command were contacted and a short pursuit of the vehicle was initiated.

A 30-year-old man was arrested and taken to Newton Police Station where he is currently assisting police with inquiries.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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