Police have released CCTV images and are appealing for public assistance following an attempted armed robbery in the state’s Hunter region earlier this week.
About 11.50pm on Tuesday 2 August 2016, two males armed with weapons including a knife and hammer forced entry to a service station on Richardson Road, Raymond Terrace.
The men were in the building for a short time before leaving empty handed.
Police have been told the male attendant was in a back room at the time and was not injured.
Officers from Port Stephens Local Area Command attended and conducted a search of the surrounding area; however, nothing was located.
As part of their inquiries, detectives have released CCTV images of two men they believe can assist with their inquiries.
The first man is depicted wearing a light coloured hooded jumper, black pants, black shoes and black gloves.
The second man is depicted wearing a black hooded jumper, black pants and black shoes.
Anyone with information is urged to come forward.