Robbery at gunpoint in Dickson

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of Chemist Outlet in Dickson Wednesday afternoon (24 February 2016).

About 3.50pm, a male entered the store armed with a firearm and made threatening demands to two staff members, ordering them to empty the cash till into a black shopping bag. The offender obtained a sum of cash and then fled the store.

It is believed the offender then left, towards Cowper Street.

The male is described as wearing all black clothing, black sunglasses and a black cloth to cover his face.

Police suspect the offender was in the area of the chemist for some time before the robbery occurred.

Anyone who may have been in the area on Wednesday or who can provide any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. When providing information, please quote reference number 5927145. Information can be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers.

Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

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