Staff member threatened with knife

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred on Easter Sunday about 7:45pm at the Nambucca Heads Leagues Club in Short St, Nambucca Heads.

It is alleged that two unknown men entered the premises armed with knives and threatened a female staff member before attempting to gain access to a cash register.

The men fled the scene after a number of patrons came to the assistance of the staff member.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:   Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.