Restaurant robbers are on the run

POLICE are hunting two bandits who held up Urunga's Oriental Kitchen on Monday night.

The men walked into the Bowra Street restaurant just as it was closing at 9.20pm and threatened startled staff, saying they had a gun.

However, no gun was produced.

One of the intruders did produce a thin piece of wire and demanded cash, before fleeing.

However, one of the offenders tripped over a pot plant and dropped some of the cash.

They were last seen running south on Morgo Street.

No-one was injured in the hold-up, and there were no patrons in the restaurant at the time.

The pair are described as Aboriginal in appearance and aged 17 to 20.

One is described as tall and thin, while the other is short and thick set.

Police do not have a description of what they were wearing at the time, only that their faces were covered.

If you know anything about the incident, you are urged to contact Coffs Harbour detectives on 6652 0299, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.!

n SUPERCHEAP Auto at HomeBase was broken into at 2.40am yesterday.

Police and security were called to the robbery.

The nearby Brontosaurus Super Pet store was also broken into early yesterday, but the offenders fled empty-handed.



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