Police hunt men involved in armed robberies

Kamilia Palu

Police are hunting for two men who went on a crime spree on Wednesday night, committing three armed robberies at a western Sydney shopping complex.

The men entered three businesses on Welwyn Road in Hebersham about 7pm where they threatened staff and demanded money.

Authorities believe the men were carrying a shortened rifle.

The armed assailant enters one shop armed with a gun. Photo: CCTV

They fled the scene with cash from one of the stores and Mt Druitt police officers were called shortly after.

The cashier hands over money after having a gun pointed at him. Photo: CCTV

The men are described as being of large build, possibly of Pacific Island or Maori appearance, and were wearing track pants and hooded jumpers.

No-one was injured during the incident.

The Hebersham shopping complex on Welwyn Road. Photo: Supplied

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.'''

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