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Police are investigating after an armed robbery at a takeaway pizza shop in Casino on Monday night.

Just after 8.30pm two men wearing balaclavas entered the Canterbury Street business, one of the whom was armed with a pistol.

Police have been told the armed man threatened a 19-year-old male staff member, while the other took cash from the tills.

Both men then left the shop.

No-one was injured in the incident.

Detectives from Richmond Local Area Command are investigating and specialist forensic officers have examined the scene.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.


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