CCTV images released after attempted armed robbery in Lakemba

Police have released CCTV images and are appealing for public assistance after an attempted armed robbery at Lakemba last month, NSW Police say.

About 8pm on Thursday 9 August 2018, a man entered a betting agency on Haldon Street, holding a suspicious package.

The man approached a female employee and handed her a hand-written note.

The employee activated an alarm and the man fled.

An investigation into the incident was launched and detectives have now released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.

The man depicted is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 30s, 180cm tall, of a medium build, and with a beard.

He is depicted in the image wearing a dark-coloured jacket, denim jeans, black shoes, a cap and black sunglasses.

The man was last seen walking towards Croydon Street.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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