Cessnock newsagent robbery appeal

Police have issued a fresh appeal for help after a Cessnock newsagency robbery in April. 

A man armed with a knife confronted the a staff member, 27, at the counter of the Wollombi Road just after 2.30pm on April 1. 

The man demanded cash and fled with an amount of money. 

Closed circuit television images released on Thursday show a man and vehicle police are hoping to locate. 

The man is described as wearing a balaclava, a hooded light grey jacket with a dark stripe down the arms, black gloves, dark-coloured long pants and dark shoes with white socks.

The vehicle is described as a silver Mitsubishi Mirage with yellow and black number plates, standard hub caps and damage to the left rear wheel arch.

Anyone with information in is urged to contact Cessnock Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.