• Tony Bosworth

Police appeal for witnesses following South Windsor machete armed robbery today

A man armed with a machete threatened staff at a licensed premises early this morning - Friday - before stealing cash and heading off on a motorbike. Police are appealing for information from residents as investigations continue into the armed robbery at the premises in Ham Street, South Windsor overnight.

About 1.40am today, emergency services were called to the premises where Police were told an unknown man – armed with a machete – entered the store and threatened two employees – a 36-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman.

The man stole cash and left the scene on foot, before leaving the area on a motorcycle.

The employees were not physically injured during the incident. Detectives attached to Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

With assistance from the Dog Unit and PolAir, an extensive canvass of the area was conducted, however; the man was not located.

The man is described as being aged between 40 and 50, with light coloured hair, wearing a dark coloured jumper, grey track pants and black gloves. He was carrying a black backpack.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident, or dashcam footage from the area, to come forward.

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