Detectives release image of man sought in Urunga armed robbery case

Detectives from Coffs/Clarence Police District have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to an armed robbery on the Mid North Coast last year.

About 8pm on Monday 15 October 2018, a 61-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman were inside a restaurant on Bowra Street, Urunga when an unknown man entered the store.

The man then threatened the pair with a knife and demanded cash.

He fled empty handed and was last seen heading south down a nearby laneway.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Strike Force Tubular has been set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As their inquiries continue, strike force detectives have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He's described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall, with a thin build and his face covered by a black hooded jumper.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper and long dark pants, carrying a long, silver bladed carving knife.

Anyone with information which may assist investigators is urged to contact Coffs Harbour Police Station on 6691 0799 or to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333-000.

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