Supermarket robbed at knifepoint
By AAP on November 12, 2013
A cashier has been threatened with a knife during a supermarket holdup in Sydney’s inner west.
Police say a man thought to be in his mid-20s entered the Pyrmont supermarket armed with the weapon about 9.15pm
(AEDT) on Monday.
He threatened the 21-year-old cashier and demanded cash from the register before fleeing with the takings.
The NSW Recorded Crime Statistics: March 2013 quarterly reports disturbing upward trend of theft from retail stores
and increased incidence of malicious damage of property;
South Eastern Suburbs: Steal from retail store (up 57.2%)
Eastern Suburbs: Steal from retail store (up 26.6%)
Central Western Sydney: steal from retail store (up 20.9%)
Northern Beaches: Malicious damage to property (up 16.9%)
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