Man 'robs business' across the street from police station

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Police have arrested a man after he allegedly robbed a service station located across the street from a police station.

Just after 3pm on Saturday, police officers attached to Campbelltown Police Area Command responded to reports of a robbery at a service station in Sydney's South West.

NSW Police said the service station was located on Queen Street, Campbelltown.

Police were told the man, aged in his 20s, was armed with a knife.

The man allegedly followed the female attendant at the service station behind the counter and demanded cash.

The police station in Campbelltown. Source: Google Maps
A man in his 20s robbed a service station across the road from a police station in Campbelltown. Source: Google Maps

The man allegedly took a small sum of money and fled the scene.

However, police were able to arrest the man in just minutes, given the location of the police station.

"Police from Campbelltown Police Station – which is directly opposite the service station – responded immediately, arresting a man in his 20s within minutes," NSW Police said in a statement.

Police added the attendant at the service station was not injured, but was shaken.

The man was taken to the police station and is now assisting police with inquiries.

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