Appeal for information after armed robbery in Scone

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Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Scone overnight.

At about 8.50pm on Monday 16 November, an unknown male threatened a 19-year-old employee with a long piece of wood with a knife blade strapped to the end, at a fast food outlet on Kelly Street, Scone.

Police have been told the male stole a small amount of cash before leaving the scene. The employee was not harmed.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District attended and commenced an investigation

As inquiries continue, police have released a description of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being about 175cm tall, with a slim build. His face was partially covered by a black and white bandana.

At the time he was wearing sunglasses, a blue baseball cap, red and black hooded jacket, dark pants and dark shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via its online reporting page.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.