Beechboro attempted armed robbery

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Regional Investigations Unit detectives are seeking information from the public to assist with their investigation into the attempted robbery of a delicatessen in Beechboro on Sunday, 10 October 2021.

Around 4.10pm, a man armed with a one metre stick entered the deli located on Beechboro Road North and assaulted a staff member (man in his 60s) with the stick and demanded cash. A struggled ensued and the staff member saw the offender was also armed with a knife.

The struggled continued for a short time before the offender fled empty handed. He was last seen running north on Timberlane Crescent between the deli and a service station. The victim was uninjured.

The offender is described as being 20 to 25 years of age, dark skinned, with a slim build, approximately 175cms tall, hair tied in a pony-tail. He was wearing a dark coloured t-shirt and light coloured pants.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Detectives urge anyone who has CCTV or dash-cam vision of the area taken between 3.30pm and 4.30pm to upload the vision direct to them via the l link https://wapf.au.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/armed-robbery-beechboro