Call for witnesses to Oaklands armed robbery

POLICE are asking for witnesses to an armed robbery in Oaklands this morning to come forward.

A female employee, 50, of a licenced premises in Buller Street, Oaklands, was closing the business up for the night at 1am.

Albury police Inspector Tony Moodie said a man, who had concealed his face, was in possession of a firearm and took hold of the employee.

He forced her to hand over cash from a safe and cigarettes before leaving.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information to phone Albury detectives on  (02) 6023 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.