WOMAN ROBBED AT KNIFEPOINT ON MID NORTH COAST

A woman has been left shaken after she was robbed at knifepoint at a service station near Taree.

Around 5am today, a man allegedly threatened the 44-year-old with a large knife on Manning River Drive at Glenthorne, demanding she give him her handbag.

The man snatched the bag off the woman and ran, with police now appealing to the public for any information regarding his whereabouts.

He’s believed to be around 30-years-old, 165cms tall, with a thin build and dark complexion.

The offender was last seen wearing a dark hooded jumper, dark tracksuit pants, joggers and possibly a balaclava.

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