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Police appeal following armed robbery - Zetland

Monday, 03 April 2017 01:19:30 AM

Police are appealing for assistance after a man was robbed at Zetland overnight.

A 19-year-old man was walking along O’Dea Avenue about 8.15pm yesterday (Sunday 2 April 2017), when two men approached him from behind.

One of the men produced a knife and demanded the man’s mobile phone and laptop computer.

The two men ran from the scene and were last seen heading west on O’Dea Avenue.

Police from Redfern Local Area Command were notified of the incident and commenced an investigation.

Officers would like to speak with two men who may be able to assist with inquiries.

One man is described as being of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged in his mid 20s, 180cm tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded top with a white stripe and long pants.

The second man is described as being of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged in his early 20s. He was last seen wearing a light-grey hooded jumper and pants.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Redfern Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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 social media pages.