Armed robbery at Woonona bottle shop

Police have commenced an investigation after a bottle shop was robbed at Woonona overnight.

Shortly after 8.40pm on Saturday a man entered a bottle shop on Park Road holding a knife.

The man walked up to the front counter and threatened the attendant demanding cigarettes.

The shop assistant handed over a packet of cigarettes and the offender then demanded cash.

After placing cash from the register into a bag, it was handed to the offender, who walked from the premises.

The man is believed to have walked to a red Ford Falcon and driven west along Park Road.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police from Wollongong Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The man has been described to police as being of Caucasian appearance with a solid build. He is 20-30 years of age and between 175 and 185cm tall.

At the time of the robbery he was wearing dark jeans and shirt with black shoes and a black hoodie.

He wore a black beanie, sunglasses and black gloves whilst carrying a black handled knife.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000..

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Woonona bottle shop on Saturday night

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Woonona bottle shop on Saturday night

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