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Police investigate hold up at video store

A man armed with a machete has allegedly robbed a video store in Coffs Harbour, while another armed with a hammer waited outside.
A man armed with a machete has allegedly robbed a video store in Coffs Harbour, while another armed with a hammer waited outside. Kevin Farmer

A MAN armed with a machete has allegedly robbed a video store in Coffs Harbour.

On Sunday night at around 8pm, two staff members were closing the store on Park Ave when the armed man ran inside demanding money.

A second man armed with a hammer waited outside.

The staff complied with the demand, and after obtaining the cash from the till the pair fled on foot.

No one was injured.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence LAC have launched an investigation, and anyone with information is urged to come forward.



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