Police in Blacktown have released a CCTV image of a man who can assist them with their inquiries following a robbery at a shop at Doonside on Sunday.
The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged 18-25, with a slim build and black hair.
He was wearing white shorts and black sunglasses.
Police said at about 5.30pm on Sunday a man entered the store on Doonside Road and demanded money from the 56-year-old male employee.
The man took money from the till before fleeing.
Police from Blacktown attended and established a crime scene.
Police officers from Operation Talon have charged a man after allegedly finding more than $500,000 worth of cannabis in Marsden Park last Friday.
At about 12.45pm police stopped a Ford Focus sedan on Hollingsworth Road and spoke with the 46-year-old driver.
They detected the odour of cannabis coming from his car.
Police searched the car and found 52 vacuum-sealed bags of cannabis, weighing about 26 kilograms.
They then raided the man’s residence at a caravan park nearby, where they found an additional 100 grams of cannabis.
The man was charged with the commercial supply of cannabis, possess cannabis and deal with the proceeds of crime.
Operation Talon was established earlier this year to target gun crime across Sydney.
Police have arrested two men in connection with two separate robberies in Blacktown last week.
The men demanded money from a 21-year-old Baulkham Hills man at Seven Hill train station at 2pm last Wednesday.
The two, in their 20s, were taken to Blacktown police station where they were charged with the offence.
The second robbery took place when a 17-year-old Quakers Hill youth was travelling on a south-bound train between Mt Druitt and Doonside at 4.30pm last Wednesday.
He was approached by three youths, two described as Middle Eastern appearance and the third of Pacific Islander appearance.
They were about 17 to 19 years old with dark hair.
One had a thin build and was wearing a white t- shirt and black shorts while the other was of a solid build wearing a blue striped shirt, blue shorts, blue cap and blue and white Nike shoes.
The third youth is of medium build with black hair and a ‘rats tail’ at the back. He was wearing a blue t-shirt, black pants, blue and white Nike shoes and a black cap.
The three offenders — one armed with a knife — demanded the victim’s phone and money before they got off the train at Doonside.
Three assault cases were reported to police in Blacktown last week.
The first incident took place at Blacktown train station at 1am last Friday.
Police said a 15-year-old girl was walking through the train station when she was approached by a man described as being of Caucasian appearance, 170cm tall with shaved light-coloured hair, wearing purple pants and a grey shirt.
She said he had an inappropriate conversation with her before assaulting her and running away.
In the second incident at 2am outside Blacktown train station last Saturday an argument broke out among three people that led to one being assaulted by two men.
A 19-year-old Auburn man was later arrested by police and charged with the assault.
In the third case a 39-year-old Doonside man was assaulted after a quarrel between a group of men and a worker at a hotel in Doonside at 6.45pm on Sunday.
Police arrested a 28-year-old man after finding drugs, a replica firearm and ammunition during a raid on a house at Doonside last Wednesday.
They also found a large amount of cash, about 78 grams of methamphetaminee(ice), ammunitions and military firearm parts believed to be stolen.
A 15-year-old boy was walking along David Lane, Blacktown at about 6.30pm last Thursday when he was approached by a man of African appearance.
The man, aged about 20 and 190cm tall, grabbed the boy’s mobile phone and ran away.
He is described as muscular build, clean-shaven with short black hair wearing a black t- shirt and black or grey pants.
Police arrested a 24-year-old Woodcroft man for drug offences after stopping him for a traffic offence in Blacktown last Thursday.
The man was stopped at Richmond Road at about 9.40pm. On searching the car they found some cannabis and methamphetamineses.
The man was given an infringement notice for a traffic matter and ordered to attend court on the drug matters.
Anyone with information about any incident should call Blacktown Police on 96719199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or use the Crime Stoppers page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.