NSW police appeal after armed robbery

Police have released a CCTV image and are appealing for public assistance to help identify two men who might be able to assist with inquiries into an armed robbery on the Central Coast last month, NSW Police say.

About 3:20am on Thursday 11 October 2018, two men armed with hammers, smashed through the entrance of a service station located on the corner of Bellevue Road and The Entrance Road, Forresters Beach.

Fearing for his safety a station attendant on duty locked himself in a rear office and called 000 for assistance.

Once inside the two men climbed over the front counter and stole cigarettes, and money from the till.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District commenced inquiries and have released a CCTV image of one of the two men who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man in the image is described as being approximately 160 -170 cm tall, wearing a black mask with white dots, black hooded jumper and long black pants/jeans.

The second man is described as being approximately 160 – 170 cm tall, wearing a black mask, and a hooded jumper (colour unknown).

The men fled on foot and were last seen on Bellevue Road.

Detectives from Gosford Police Station are undertaking the investigation and are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers.

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