Armed Robbery in Smithfield

Police are investigating an armed robbery at Smithfield on Saturday.

Just after 7pm, a man entered a service station at the corner of The Horsley Drive and The Cumberland Highway armed with a knife.

The man, who had his face concealed, approached the 31-year-old attendant and demanded money.

He fled with a small sum of cash and police were alerted.

Officers from Fairfield Local Area Command attended and commenced inquiries.

The man is described as being about 173 centimetres tall with a medium to solid build.

Police are also investigating links between another armed robbery at the same location last week.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.