There was a frightening ordeal for a service station attendant at Port Stephens overnight.
Police have been told a man entered the business on Nelson Bay Road at Anna Bay just after 11 o’clock on Monday evening, when he threatened the female staff member with a knife.
The man, who’s described as being of caucasian appearance, around 180cm tall with a thin build and aged between 25 and 30, made off with cash and cigarettes
At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a hooded jacket, dark pants, work boots and a dark and light coloured beanie.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.