Attempted armed robbery – Medowie Medowie, Ferodale, Campvale by News Of The Area - Modern Media - June 4, 2020 News Police are investigating after an attempted armed robbery in the Hunter overnight. About 8.35pm (Wednesday 3 June 2020), a 34-year-old male employee was inside a takeaway shop on Ferodale Road, Medowie, when a man entered the store and threatened him with a knife. The armed man demanded cash before fleeing empty handed after the attendant grabbed a nearby kitchen utensil and challenged him. Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District attended a short time later and established a crime scene. The man is described as being aged in his late teens, between 160cm-170cm tall, with his face covered.