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Police have released CCTV vision as part of a public appeal for help investigating an armed robbery south of Tweed Heads on the weekend.

Officers say they were called to a service station on Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point, about 10.30pm Saturday after an armed robbery there.

Tweed/Byron Police District officers say they were told upon arrival a man had threatened a store employee with a gun before taking cash and leaving the scene.

The staff member was reportedly shaken but physically unhurt.

Police have released CCTV vision of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries.

He’s described as about 180cm tall, in his thirties with Caucasian appearance, a medium build and thin face.

He was last reported wearing a light purple hooded jumper, black shorts with red pockets, white shoes and black socks.

Police are urging anyone with information about his whereabouts not to approach him but to call Triple Zero (000) immediately or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.


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