Video: Police release CCTV footage of armed robbery at Crestmead

Police have released CCTV footage of an armed robbery at Crestmead on the weekend as they appeal for information about the culprit.

The footage shows a balaclava-clad man entering the tobacco store on Waratah Drive at about 10.40pm on Sunday, pushing past a man at the door before brandishing an implement at the male attendant.

The attendant knocks over a display while trying to defend the shop. The man then grabs a till drawer before fleeing.

The man was wearing a black balaclava, grey long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and sneakers.

A still from the CCTV footage at a Crestmead tobacco store shows the offender brandishing a sharp object.

A still from the CCTV footage at a Crestmead tobacco store shows the offender brandishing a sharp object.

He left the scene in a small, dark SUV parked on Quandong Street.

He is described as of caucasian appearence, 175cm tall, with dark eyes and a medium build.

Police urge anyone with information about the incident to get in touch.

You can ring Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form.