Cash Stolen In Port Macquarie Robbery

Attackers armed with bladed-weapons


Mid North Coast Newsroom

13 February 2019

Mid North Coast Newsroom

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Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at Port Macquarie overnight.

About 10.40pm on Tuesday, three men entered a hotel on Hastings River Drive just after it had closed for the day.

The men were reportedly armed with an axe, a tomahawk and a knife, and approached three staff members who were counting the day’s takings.

Staff were threatened before the men left the premises with an amount of cash.

The men are described as being of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander appearance and were wearing hooded tops with their faces and hands partially covered.

Police from Mid North Coast Police District were notified of the incident.

A crime scene was established and was examined by forensic officers.

Anyone who may be able to assist detectives is urged to contact Port Macquarie police station on 6583 0199 or Crime Stoppers.

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