Service station robbed; man arrested, NSW

A man is in custody after an armed robbery in Sydney’s west, NSW Police say.

About 2.40am (Wednesday 12 December 2018), a man entered a service station on Wentworth Avenue, Pendle Hill, and threatened the console operator with a knife.

He was given an amount of cash and cigarettes and fled the scene. The staff member was not injured.

Police from Parramatta PAC and the Dog Squad attended.

About 3.20am, a man was arrested nearby.

He has been taken Parramatta Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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