Police release CCTV footage of Hamilton South armed robbery

FOOTAGE has emerged from an armed robbery in Hamilton South in February.

Police released the CCTV footage to help with their investigations.

Just before 9am on Saturday, March 25 February a man entered a business on Hassall Street, Hamilton South, allegedly armed with a knife.

Police have been told the man threatened the two staff members, before jumping the counter and taking an amount of cash from the till and fleeing the scene.

Officers attached to Newcastle City Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquires; police would like to speak to a man who might be able to assist with the investigation.

He is described to police as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 178cm tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a blue cap, black jumper, tracksuit pants and black ski gloves.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact detectives from Newcastle Police Station via Crime Stoppers.