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Man injured during attempted armed robbery in Epping

Posted by: 3AW NEWS | 4 December, 2012 - 1:44 PM
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A 57-year-old man has been injured during an attempted armed robbery in Epping.

Police say a man approached the victim in the shopping centre car park on Cooper Street around 11:45AM and asked for a cigarette.

The victim obliged but as he went to reach for the cigarette the perpetrator made a further demand for money.

When the victim refused, the man then assaulted the victim with a 'razor-like instrument' causing a cut to the face.

The man rode off in an easterly direction, heading towards High Street, on a black bike with a distinctive high bike seat.

The offender is described as being Caucasian and aged in his 20s, with brown hair and a strong New Zealand accent.

He was wearing a dark jacket.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppers.com.au.

MAP: Cooper Street, Epping


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