Regional Investigations Unit detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred about 8.30pm last night, 16 June 2019 in Belmont.

A man armed with a knife entered a service station located on Great Eastern Highway and threatened a staff member, demanding cash.

The man fled on foot with a sum of cash and was last seen running down an alleyway between Epsom Avenue and Leake Street in Belmont.

The offender is described as approximately 170cms tall, with a medium build, olive skin, and black hair.  He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top and blue jeans.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time who may have seen the man.  Any motorists who were in the area around the above time or has dash-cam vision is asked to come forward.

If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number

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