Armed robber flees Berry servo in luxury car

Police on scene after frightening incident for a BP service station attendant early on Friday morning. Picture: Contributed
Police on scene after frightening incident for a BP service station attendant early on Friday morning. Picture: Contributed

A thief armed with a knife allegedly threatened a 67-year-old petrol station attendant in Berry on Friday morning.

The male offender, dressed in black with his face covered, held up the BP service station on Queen Street about 6.20am.

The man escaped with cash and cigarettes.

The man’s accomplice was waiting in the driveway in a dark European-style car, possibly a BMW.

They were last seen heading north along Queen Street just after the robbery.

The main offender was about 170cm tall and of medium build. 

The number plate of the car was not caught on camera.

A staff member received minor injuries during the incident, but did not require medical treatment.

A crime scene was established and police are investigating the incident. 

If you have any information that could help, contact South Coast police on 4421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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