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Two employees at a Casino bakery were forced to hand over cash and their keys when confronted by four armed men about 12.15am yesterday morning (Wednesday).

Police have appealed for information following the robbery at the Johnston Street bakery.

Police were told the men were armed with a firearm and a crowbar and demanded cash.

The two employees, aged 54 and 19, complied with the demand.

The men took cash from the till, the men’s wallets and keys and drinks from the shop before leaving in one of the employee’s vehicles.

The car was later found alight in Queensland Street.

Officers from Richmond Local Area Command attended and searched for the men with the assistance of the dog unit, but were unable to locate them.

The men are only described as being of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander appearance with skinny builds and were wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.


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