A MAN armed with a knife threatened and robbed at woman at The Junction on Sunday.
Just before 4.30pm the man entered a fast food store on Kenrick Street and approached a female employee with the knife.
The man stole cash and food before fleeing the store on foot.
No one was injured.
Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
Police wish to speak with a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
He has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 30-35, of a slim build, with a sore or injury to the bottom of his nose, an unshaved head and facial hair. He was last seen wearing a dark green hooded jumper, light-coloured pants, a blue backpack and sandals.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to come forward.
Contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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