Issued, Thursday 22 September 2011
Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at Nowra yesterday afternoon.
About 3:30pm, Wednesday 21 September 2011, a man entered the government agency office on Berry Street and approached the counter.
The man produced a hand gun from his trousers and demanded cash from a female member of staff.
The woman opened the cash draw before the armed man helped himself to the contents and then left the scene with a sum of cash.
The man was last seen walking in a northerly direction along Berry Street.
Police attended the office and established a crime scene which was examined by specialist forensic officers.
Detectives from Shoalhaven Local Area Command are investigating the robbery and are looking for a man described as being 160 - 165cm tall, wearing a large hat, a knee length coat and sunglasses.
Police have been told the man also had medical tape across his nose and cheek area.
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