Colyton bakery robbed; man assaulted

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Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a bakery in Colyton early this morning.

About 1.50am, a baker was working in his bakery on Hewitt Street when he was disturbed by two men at the rear door.

One of the men was armed with a firearm and the other with a knife, as they forced their way into the premises threatening the baker while demanding money from the till.

The men stole a small amount of cash out of the register and while running out the back door they hit the baker over the head with a blunt object.

“Emergency services were called to the location and the man was treated at the scene for a cut to his head,” a spokesperson said.

“A crime scene has been established while further investigations are carried out by detectives from┬áSt Marys Local Area Command.”

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000


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