South-west store employees threatened.

Employees from Masters Rouse Hill were threatened with a knife by a man during an armed robbery on Monday.

At approximately 11.30am a man entered the store on Commercial Road and removed a knife and two power tools before attempting to leave the premises without paying for the items.

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Police have been told when a staff member attempted to stop the man, he produced a second knife from his pocket and threatened the employee, and several others who also attempted to stop him from leaving.

The armed man left the scene with the items in a Nissan Pulsar, with two other people in the vehicle. Police would like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with them with their inquiries, described as being of caucasian appearance, about 20-25-years-old, of slim build, and with short sandy-coloured hair. The man was seen wearing a light blue, black and white t-shirt, short black shorts, and grey running shoes.

Anyone with information, or any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police, are urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.