Frightening ordeal for Sydney shop keeper threatened by man with a knife

Police have arrested and charged a man over a bizarre display of behaviour at a shop in Sydney’s inner west.

He allegedly walked into a store on The Boulevarde, Strathfield and yelled at the man working there.

He then reportedly pulled out a knife and made some threats before running off.


Police checked CCTV footage and recognised the man.  A short time later they arrested a 25-year-old man at a home on Ivy Street, Greenacre.

He was taken to Burwood Police Station where he was charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Burwood Local Court on Monday.