Trio escape with cash after robbing pizza shop at Jamisontown

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Investigations are continuing following an armed robbery at a pizza restaurant on Batt Street, Jamisontown.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to three persons of interest who at about 8.05pm on Sunday, June 30 entered the premises, demanding cash.

The two male offenders, who had their faces covered, were armed with a baseball bat and a knife. The other offender, a female, was unarmed and wore glasses.

Upon entry the three threatened the store manager and directed him at knifepoint to open the safe. Once he advised that he was unable to do so, he was directed to open a cash drawer.

The offenders removed an amount of cash before fleeing the scene in a small silver hatchback.

Police were called and a crime scene was established. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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