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Search on for Woonona robber

Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted for the robbery of a Woonona service station on Monday

Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted for the robbery of a Woonona service station on Monday

POLICE have released images of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries following an attempted armed robbery in Woonona last week.


About 8pm on Monday a man entered a service station on the Princes Highway and requested assistance from a 22-year-old male attendant.


The man seeking assistance then allegedly tried to take a knife from his jacket, before running from the store.


The station attendant contacted police, who attended and established a crime scene.


As they continue their investigations, Wollongong detectives have released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.


The man depicted in the images is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 40-50 years old, of thin build, with fair skin and a bald head. He is pictured wearing black sunglasses, a blue hooded jacket with a thick grey zip-up jacket on the top, black tracksuit pants with a white logo down each leg, white running shoes and black gloves.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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