Police investigate armed robbery at Auburn

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Just after 7.30pm (Friday 16 August 2019), police have been told two men entered a mixed business on Water Street, Auburn, and threatened a female employee with a firearm, while demanding cash and cigarettes.

The men fled the scene with the stolen goods and the employee was uninjured.

Officers from Auburn Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

The men are described as being between 165cm-175cm tall, wearing all black clothing including hooded jumpers, tracksuit pants and face coverings. They were both wearing Nike shoes.

Investigations continue.

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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