A man brandishing a large blade held-up a deli in Medina yesterday.
Police are calling for witnesses to the robbery, which happened about 2.30pm at Kattlers Deli on Pace Road.
A police spokesman said the man had been carrying a large knife or a sword.
In another armed hold-up, a man stole a quantity of cash from a liquor store in Ocean Reef last night.
About 8pm, a man wearing a balaclava entered the Liquor Barons on Marine Boulevard.
He threatened the staff member with a knife then fled the premises with the money.
Police are investigating both incidents.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.