Wollongong police are seeking public assistance after a man used a pair of scissors to hold up a Fairy Meadow corner store.
Wollongong Inspector Phil O’Neil said the man, described as Asian in appearance, entered the store on Cabbage Tree Lane about 7.20 last night.
He said the offender was wearing a white shirt with blue sleeves, was about 170cm tall and was aged in his mid twenties.
The man obtained an amount of cash and was last seen running south on Vereker Street, Fairy Meadow.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.