Armed robbery in Bankstown

Story appeared in: Torch | December 5th, 2017

Investigations are underway following an armed robbery at Bankstown yesterday.
About 4.40pm (Monday, December 4), police from Bankstown Local Area Command were called to a jewellery store on The Appian Way, following reports of an armed robbery.
Police were told four males, three armed with hammers and one with a knife, threatened staff before fleeing the store with jewellery.
Shortly afterwards the offenders stopped the driver of a SUV on Conway Road, Bankstown, where they threatened the occupants and took that vehicle.
The SUV was later recovered in Joseph Street at Lidcombe.
No-one was injured during the incidents.
Strike Force Poulet led by the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad are investigating these incidents.
Police have urged anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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Publication: Torch | Section: News | Author: Mark Kirkland | Story ID: 133404 | Viewcount: 7224