Police investigate armed hold-up at cafe in Darlington

The scene outside Perrellas on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sarah Brookes
The scene outside Perrellas on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sarah Brookes

POLICE are investigating after an armed hold-up at a cafe in Darlington yesterday morning.

Police say a man concealed his identity and threatened a staff member at Perrella’s, on Beenong Road, just after 6am before making off with a sum of cash.

A preliminary police report said the suspect was “possibly armed with a firearm”.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, in particular a man who was exercising on Owen Road.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or CCTV or dashcam vision of the area, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au