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Police release CCTV following robbery - Hamilton

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 09:29:02 AM

Police have released CCTV following an armed robbery in Newcastle last month.

Just before 9am on Saturday 25 February 2017, a man entered a business on Hassall Street, Hamilton South, allegedly armed with a knife.

Police have been told the man threatened the two staff members, before jumping the counter and taking an amount of cash from the till and fleeing the scene.

Officers attached to Newcastle City Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquires; police would like to speak to a man who might be able to assist with the investigation.

He is described to police as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 178cm tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a blue cap, black jumper, tracksuit pants and black ski gloves.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact detectives from Newcastle Police Station via Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.