Ballajura: Police investigating robbery at petrol station on Illawarra Crescent

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REGIONAL Investigations Unit Detectives are searching for a man linked to an armed robbery that happened in Ballajura last night.

About 10.30pm, the man entered a petrol station on Illawarra Crescent.

He threatened a staff member before going behind the counter while holding a crowbar.

He assaulted the staff member before forcing the till open, taking some cash and leaving the scene.

The man is described as fair-skinned, between 30 to 40 years of age, 180cm tall with black-grey hair.

He was wearing a dark, hooded jumper and blue jeans.

Police urged anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au.