Armed robbery at Willawarrin Pharmacy


Robbed: Willawarrin PharmacyPolice are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery at Willawarrin, 30km north-west of Kempsey.
Nanjing Night Net

Shortly before2pm(Tuesday 20 January 2015), three men entered thepharmacy on Main Street, armed with a sawn-off shot gun and machete.

The group threatened the male attendant with the weapons and demanded he open the safe and register.

The men fled the location a short time later with cash, medication and other property.

The attendant was not injured during the incident.

They were seen getting into a dark blue Holden Commodore, where a male getaway driver was waiting for them.

The vehicle was last seen travelling north on Main Street.

Officers attached to Mid North Coast Local Area Command were contacted a short time later and attended the pharmacy

A crime scene was established, which was examined by detectives and specialist forensic officers.

Police conducted an extensive search of the surrounding area but failed to locate any trace of the robbers.

Inquiries into the matter are continuing and police are urging anyone with information, particularly in relation to the getaway car,to come forward.

You can call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or Kempsey Police Station on 6561 6199

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