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Armed robber was wearing surgical mask

He was wearing both gloves and a surgical face mask, and when this man walked into the Aldi supermarket at Blair Athol last night he was also armed with a silver handgun.

The robber proceeded to threaten two employees before leaving the scene with a sum of money.

He was last seen running towards The Kraal Drive, the main thoroughfare through Blair Athol.

Both employees were shaken but not injured during the robbery.

Police were called about 8.30pm after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

Officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being as being 175cm to 180cm tall, slim build, wearing a black long-sleeved Nike spray jacket, dark navy track pants, white joggers, a blue medical face mask and dark sunglasses.

Anyone who may have information, dash cam or CCTV from the area and its surrounds at the time of the incident are urged to contact Campbelltown Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Police are appealing for information into a fatal crash near Liverpool yesterday afternoon.

Just before 4pm emergency services were called to the Hume Highway at Warwick Farm after a silver Holden Commodore utility crashed into a power pole.

The force of the impact caused the power pole to snap in half.

The driver, a 38-year-old man, died at the scene.

The front seat passenger, a 32-year-old man, suffered fractured ribs and internal injuries. He was taken to Liverpool Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, and the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone who was travelling north on the Hume Highway at Warwick Farm around 4pm yesterday and witnessed the crash or may have dash cam footage, in particular may have seen a white Mercedes AMG just prior to the crash, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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