Man Threatened With A Knife In Coffs Harbour Overnight

Police are looking for witnesses


18 March 2019

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Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was threatened during an armed robbery at Coffs Harbour last night.

About 7.50pm (Monday 18 March 2019), a 19-year-old man was walking south along the Pacific Highway, near Bailey Avenue, when an unknown man approached him.

Police have been told the man threatened him with a knife, before stealing his backpack containing cash, a mobile phone and car keys.

The unknown man fled in a vehicle with a woman.

The man was not injured during the incident.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

As part of their inquiries, detectives would like to speak to a man and a woman who might be able to assist them.

The man is described as having a dark complexion, of thin build, with dark hair and a dark hooded top.

The woman is described as having a dark complexion, of medium to solid build, with dark hair and a white patterned shirt.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

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