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Falcon supermarket worker threatened with knife during robbery

Detectives are investigating after a staff member was held at knifepoint during an armed robbery in Falcon on Tuesday afternoon. 

Police were called to the Falcon IGA along Old Coast Road following reports a man with a knife had demanded cash from staff about 3:30pm. 

Skeer Media understands a man, aged in his early to mid-20s, entered the store and threatened to slit a female staff members’ throat as he demanded money. 

It’s understood the man managed to flee the store with more than $1000. 

Investigators have described the offender as olive skinned, about 170 centimetres tall, with a slim to medium build and short dark hair. 

At the time of the offence, he was wearing dark long pants, a fluorescent yellow/green top with a dark coloured lower half, a baseball cap and sunglasses. 

Forensic police spent the evening at the scene as they gathered evidence.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at reports can be made anonymously and rewards are available.

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