POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at Towradgi over the weekend.
A masked man went to the Towradgi Road service station about 10.50pm on Sunday and allegedly lunged at the attendant with a pair of scissors. The man then placed a bag on the counter and demanded cash before fleeing in a southerly direction along Carters Lane. No one was physically injured during the incident.
The man is described as about 180cm tall, of Caucasian appearance and was wearing a black hooded jumper with a sky-blue t-shirt over the top and black pants at the time of the alleged offence.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Wollongong police on (02) 02 4226 7899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police inquiries are continuing.