Specialist detectives have commenced an investigation into four armed robberies at service stations across south-west Sydney overnight, including one at Lansvale
The incidents are believed to be linked and occurred in Yagoona, Narwee, Auburn and Lansvale, between 6.15pm and 9.30pm on Sunday, July 18. In each of the incidents, the employees were not physically injured.
Initial inquiries into the incidents were conducted by local police, before the State Crime Command's Robbery and Serious Crime Squad took carriage of the investigations.
Just before 9.30pm yesterday, two men - armed with a baseball bat and a knife - entered a service station at The Hume Highway at Lansvale. The men threatened an employee and stole cash before fleeing the scene. The men were last seen running towards Hollywood Drive. Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command attended and conducted initial inquiries.
As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information, or who may have dashcam footage from the areas at the time of the incidents, to come forward.
The men are described as being of medium build and were wearing dark-coloured clothing and face coverings.
- Anyone with information that may assist detectives is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.