Worker threatened with hammer in attempted armed robbery

December 23, 2022 6:37 am in by
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Police are on the hunt for a man who’s accused of trying to rob a store in Earlville armed with a hammer.

It’s believed the man entered the store on Wednesday morning demanding cash from the store employee.

When the employee called for help the man used the hammer and smashed a number of glass display cabinets then fled on a pushbike.

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The First Nations man is described as being aged in his late teens or early 20s and approximately 175cm tall.

At the time he was wearing a dark bucket hat, long-sleeved black shirt with white writing on the front and rear and cream coloured ¾ length shorts.

Anyone with information that may assist detectives is urged to contact Policelink or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.