Armed robbery at St Marys

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Police are investigating an armed robbery and vehicle theft at a car wash in St Marys.

Just before 4.30pm yesterday, two men entered the car wash on Gallipoli Street, St Marys, armed with a knife.

The men threatened a 26-year-old male employee, who was working alone in a back office, and demanded he give them the keys to his car.

He complied and one of the offenders ran outside to the vehicle while the other stole cash and the man’s mobile phone.

Both offenders fled in the stolen car, a Ford Falcon XR8, and police were alerted.

Officers from St Marys Local Area Command attended and began an investigation into the incident.

After the robbery numerous calls were made to Triple Zero (000) concerning the manner of driving of the stolen car in Cecil Park and Kemps Creek.

It was last seen on the M7, near the Great Western Highway, just before 5pm.

Police are appealing for anyone with information that may assist in identifying the men involved, or who knows the whereabouts of the car, to come forward.

Both men are described as being of Caucasian appearance and aged in their mid 30s. One was of solid build while the other is of thin build.

The car is a green 2003 model Ford Falcon XR8 with NSW Registration BLS05Y.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact St Marys Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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