Kempsey: Police hunt for three men in hoodies who robbed service station with machetes

Police are hunting three men who stole cash, cigarettes, food and drink during an early morning armed raid of a South Kempsey Service station.

Police are appealing for information into the armed robbery of a Kempsey service station after three men wearing hoodies stormed the premises with machetes, before fleeing with cigarettes, cash, food and drink.

The three men forced their way into the Caltex Service Station on Lachlan St, South Kempsey, about 2am Wednesday morning by smashing the glass doors with a rock.

They were last seen heading west on Graham Lane.

An employee working in the store at the time was not injured and no customers were present.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

Police have now released descriptions of three men they believe can assist with their investigation.

The first man is described only as being as tall and wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and black shoes.

The second man is described as wearing a grey hoodie with white Everlast writing the front, black pants and black shoes.

The third man is described as being of Caucasian appearance and wearing a black hoodie, grey track pants with red material hanging out of the back pocket and black and white shoes.

All three were reported to be armed with machetes.

Police warn the public not to approach the men but ask that anyone who may be able to identify the men or has information about the incident contact Kempsey Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Extracted from Daily Telegraph

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