Attempted armed robbery at Moree newsagency

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Moree on Sunday morning.

Police from Barwon Local Area Command have been told a man entered a newsagency on Gosport Street about 7am on Sunday, September 10, and threatened an employee at the front counter with a knife.

The man was confronted by another employee, who heard the confrontation. 

He then left the store running across Gosport Street towards the Newell Highway.

Officers from Barwon Local Area Command are investigating the incident, and wish to speak to a man who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being quite tall with a large build. 

He was seen wearing a grey hooded jumper, black track pants and black runners with white soles.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Moree Police Station on 6757 0799, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page at https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information provided by the public will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their social media pages.