Police hunt gunman who stormed NSW hotel

A MAJOR manhunt is underway across Sydney to find a gunman who held up a hotel in the city’s inner west.

Police said the armed man stormed the Terminus Street hotel in Petersham just before 11am on Thursday.

He allegedly threatened a female staff member with the firearm before fleeing with a stash of cash.


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Thankfully, no shots were fired and no one was injured during the incident.

Police raced to the hotel and set up a crime scene but were unable to locate the man, despite searching the area.

An operation is now underway to identify and locate the armed offender.

He is described by police as being of Caucasian appearance and approximately 170cm tall and was wearing a blue hooded jumper and black pants.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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