Armed robbery in Narrabri

Police are investigating an armed robbery in the state’s north where a blood filled syringe was used to threaten staff.

About 10.20am today, an 18-year-old woman was working at a store on Maitland Street, Narrabri, when a man holding a blood filled syringe entered the store.

The male threatened the woman with the weapon and was handed an amount of cash. He then fled the scene, NSW Police say.

Police believe that a man shown in a CCTV image can assist with their investigation.

The man is described as Caucasian appearance, aged in his 20s and 170-175cm tall.

He is shown wearing black pants and a black jumper with a “Lonsdale” logo, a black cap, white socks and no shoes.

Police from Barwon Local Area Command are conducting inquiries into the incident.

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

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