Armed robbers hold up Minto restaurant

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Police are investigating after an armed robbery in Minto overnight.

About 8.40pm (Tuesday, January 3), emergency services were called to a restaurant on Redfern Road, Minto, following reports of an armed robbery.

Police have been told one man entered the front of the store and threatened employees with a knife and a second man entered the store from the rear entry and threatened employees with a possible hand gun.

The men took cash and then left the premises on foot in an unknown direction.

Officers from Macquarie Fields Local Area Command attended the location and established a crime scene at the location.

Police wish to speak to two men who they believe can assist them with their inquiries.

The first man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, about 18-20 years old, 163cm tall with a small build. He was last seen wearing a white hooded jacket with black print on the front.

The second man is described as being Pacific Islander/Maori in appearance, 178cm tall with a large build. He was last seen wearing an ash-coloured jacket and a hat.

No one was physically injured during the incident.

Police enquiries are continuing.


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