CCTV released, police appeal after armed robbery – Pyrmont

Police are appealing for public assistance and have released CCTV following an armed robbery in inner city Sydney earlier this week.

About 10.30pm on Monday 11 January 2021, an unknown male – armed with a knife – entered a convenience store on Harris Street, Pyrmont.

The man threatened the employee, a 25-year-old man, before stealing cash and cigarettes.

The employee was not injured.

The man fled the store a short time later and was last seen riding a green bicycle with a white seat, along William Henry Street in Ultimo.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were contacted and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Detectives have now released CCTV of a man who they believe could assist with their inquiries.

The man is depicted as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance and of solid build.

At the time, he was wearing a dark blue hooded jumper, with a red shirt over the top, a dark blue cap with three white stripes on the peak, black pants, black shoes and a black face mask. He was carrying a black backpack.

As inquiries continue, anyone who may have information are urged to contact Sydney City Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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