On Monday 23 September 2013 at approximately 2am an Armed Robbery occurred at the  24 hour BP service Station at St Helens.  The BP Service Station is situated in Circassian Street.

An unknown female offender approached the glass front door and the attendant opened the door remotely, a male offender then ran across the forecourt and into the store.  Both offenders had their faces covered by clothing.  The female then remained at the glass door while the male offender who was holding what appeared to be a firearm approached the  attendant and demanded money.

The small amount of cash that was in the cash register was handed to the offender and they both left the scene on foot.

Local police attended the scene and a search was conducted.  Forensic Police from Launceston also attended.  Northern Criminal Investigation Police are attending  the scene this morning and enquiries are continuing.

No one was injuried in relation to this incident.

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