POLICE SEARCH FOR MAN INVOLVED IN ARMED ROBBERY

Police are asking the public for assistance as they investigate an attempted armed robbery in the Hunter last night.

Just before 8pm yesterday, a man entered a service station on Metford Road, Metford, and threatened a male employee with a knife.

He demanded cash, but the attendant refused and the man left the store.

The man was last seen running towards Turton Road.

Police attended and set up a crime scene.

The man was last seen wearing a hooded jumper, a red baseball cap, dark pants and shoes with his face covered.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.