Man Held Up By Armed Gang Overnight On A Western Sydney Train

Teens threatened him with a knife

Man Held Up By Armed Gang Overnight On A Western Sydney Train

A man was held-up overnight by an armed gang while he was traveling on a Western Sydney train.

According to police reports, the 24-year-old was arriving at Blacktown Station just before 12am when eight teenagers approached his carriage. 

Reports suggest the man stood up to try and get off at the stop when one of the teens threatened him with a knife and demanded he hand over all of his belongings and cash.

It is believed that the man handed over everything he had.

The teenagers have been described as being as an African, Caucasian and Pacific Islander or Maori appearance and in their late teens.

After the man handed over his items, the group ran off the train at Blacktown Station.

Police are currently investigating the incident.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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