Man robs Northmead restaurant armed with meat cleaver

Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery at a restaurant in Northmead yesterday. 

Shortly after 8pm, Monday, January 28 a man entered a restaurant on Campbell Street armed with a meat cleaver.

He threatened staff and customers before fleeing the premises with cash.

No-one was injured during the incident.

A crime scene was established which was examined by the forensic armed robbery unit.

The man has been described as being either Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern or Pacific Islander/ Maori in appearance, 180cm to 185cm tall, aged in his 40s with a athletic build. 

He was wearing a dark-coloured hooded jumper and black pants.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000 or use the online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/

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