Officers from Auburn Police Area Command are appealing for information following an armed robbery yesterday.
About 6.15pm (Thursday 13 August 2020), police were called to a convenience store on Beaconsfield Street, Silverwater, after a man entered the store armed with a pistol.
He approached the counter and pointed the firearm at a 20-year-old male employee while demanding money.
An amount of cash was handed over and the armed man ran from the store heading east along Beaconsfield Street.
A crime scene was established and forensically examined. Detectives are now calling for witnesses, or anyone who may have information that can assist.
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.