Police investigation ongoing into armed robbery at Pizza Hut Howrah

Police are renewing their request for public assistance to identify and locate two men seen running from Pizza Hut in Howrah following an armed robbery last night.

Around 9.15pm last night, two men entered the Pizza Hut on Clarence Street and demanded a quantity of cash from staff within the store.

The men threatened the staff with what is believed to have been a handgun and a large sharpened wooden stick.

The offenders obtained a quantity of money before running from the scene.

The two men are described as around 180cm tall, both wearing a dark hooded tops and dark coloured work pants.

The two staff members inside the Pizza Hut at the time were not physically injured.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident, or sightings of the two men running from the scene around the time, is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.

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