Friday, July 19, 2024

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Footscray: Police investigate armed robbery in Nicholson St


Footscray Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery and attempted armed robbery which occurred in Footscray in February.

The offender is perceived to be African, 190 centimetres tall, in his 20s and with a thin build.

Investigators have been told a 38-year-old man was in a laneway off Nicholson Street about 4.20pm on Sunday 8 February.

He was approached by an unknown man who stabbed him in the hand with a knife before stealing his mobile phone and leaving.

The victim suffered lacerations to his hand.

A short time later a 36-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were approached by the same male at a car park near the intersection of Paisley and French streets.

The offender chased one of the men with a knife before running off towards French and Albert streets.

The offender is perceived to be African, 190 centimetres tall, in his 20s and with a thin build.

Investigators have released images of a man they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au. (V/P)