Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was robbed at knifepoint in St Marys yesterday afternoon.
About 3.30pm on Friday, a 24-year-old man was walking through a reserve off Chesham Street, St Marys, when he was approached by a man armed with a knife.
The man threatened the 24-year-old man before stealing his phone and cigarettes and running north on Glossop Street.
No one was injured.
“Officers from Nepean Police Area Command attended and commenced an investigation,” a Police spokesperson said.
“Investigators wish to speak with a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
“He has been described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 160cm tall, of a thin build and was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper.”
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.