NSW: Small grocery store robbed at gunpoint

POLICE are investigating after a small grocery store packed with customers at Wyoming, on the state’s Central Coast, was held up by two men armed with sawn-off shotguns last night.

Police say the two gunmen, who had their faces concealed, entered the busy store on the Pacific Highway just after 6pm and threatened a checkout operator into emptying the till.

The attendant complied with the demands and the men fled a short time later in a stolen orange Holden Colorado.


The store was open at the time with about 30 customers present, but thankfully no one was injured in the incident.

Police raced to the scene and secured the area but the gunmen could not be found.

Their stolen getaway car was recovered after it was found dumped nearby

Detectives are urging anyone that may have any information about the incident to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The first man is described as being aged in his late 20s to early 30s, about 196cm tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a light blue hooded jumper, black tracksuit pants and white shoes.

The second man is described as being about 170-175cm tall, with a medium to large build, and was wearing a dark hooded jumper at the time.