Licensed club armed robbery at Mittagong

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a licensed club in the Southern Highlands today.

About 1pm (Saturday 22 August 2020), an unknown man – armed with a firearm – entered the club on Bessmer Street, Mittagong, and threatened staff and patrons.

Police have been told the man demanded money from a 61-year-old employee, before leaving with cash.

Officers from The Hume Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Several patrons and staff were in the club at the time; however, no one was physically injured during the incident.

As inquiries continue, detectives would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Inquiries are continuing.

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.

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