A machete wielding bandit terrorised six staff at a fast food shop in Australind last night, jumping the counter and escaping with the night’s takings.Bunbury Det- Sgt Brett Panten said the man, who had his face covered, walked into Chicken Treat store on Old Coast Road at about 9pm last night and demanded cash.
“He jumped the counter, wielding a machete,” Det-Sgt Panten said. “Staff had bagged up the cash and the bag was just thrown at him. It would have been done and dusted in 30 seconds.”
No staff were hurt.
Det-Sgt Panten said police would analyse security camera footage and fingerprints found at the scene in a bid the catch the armed robber.Police are calling for any witnesses to the crime to come forward.
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