Newcastle City Local Area Command
Appeal To Identify Armed Robbers – New Lambton
Newcastle Police are appealing for information after a restaurant was robbed in New Lambton overnight.
Witnesses told Police it was about 9.10 pm when two men, one armed with a handgun the other with a knife, entered the building on Regent Street and threatened staff demanding money.
One of the offenders took cash from the till before both ran from the restaurant. There were five staff in the restaurant at the time; all escaped injury.
Police were alerted and searched the area without success.
The men are described as being in their late teens and both were wearing black jeans, a black ‘hoodie’, and black shoes. Their faces were covered.
Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to contact Newcastle City Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.