Police investigate armed robbery outside pizza shop at Wagga Wagga

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery in Wagga Wagga overnight.

About 10.50pm yesterday (Monday 6 January 2020), a pizza shop delivery driver was returning to his workplace on Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga, when he was allegedly approached by an unknown man.

The man allegedly threatened the driver with a knife and demanded cash, before punching him in the head.

The driver complied and the man fled the scene on foot with a small bag of cash.

Officers from Riverina Police District attended and have since commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The driver sustained minor grazes and a bruised lip as a result of the alleged assault and was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Wagga Wagga police station or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Information is treated in strict confidence.

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