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East Corrimal robbery

police 8POLICE are investigating an armed robbery in East Corrimal yesterday.

About 6.30pm on Wednesday, a man entered a service station on Pioneer Road, near the intersection of Murray Road. He threatened the two attendants with a knife and demanded cash, to which they complied.

The man left the service station and was last seen riding a bicycle south on Pioneer Road.

Wollongong police investigating the incident would like to speak with a man who may be able to assist with inquiries. The man is described as being about 183cm tall with a solid build and a fair complexion.

He was last seen wearing a yellow bike helmet and a black cloth covering his face. He was wearing long black pants and a dark blue long-sleeved hooded top.

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 Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is 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 managed several community newspapers. He has been 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), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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