ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Spence this morning (Saturday, August 17).
About 4.30am a man entered the 7-11 store on Clarey Crescent Spence armed with a large kitchen knife.
He threatened staff, demanding cash and cigarettes. The staff member complied, giving the offender a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes. The offender fled on foot.
Police attended and searched the surrounding area but were unable to locate the offender. Police will analyse CCTV footage of the incident.
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The man was described as being of African descent and about 6’0” (183cm) tall. He was wearing a black jacket, grey pants and black gloves.
Anyone who may be able to assist police with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.