ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an armed robbery which occurred in Calwell on Sunday night (February 15).

About 9pm a male entered the Woolworths Petrol service station at the Calwell Shopping Centre, where he threatened a console operator with a large knife before fleeing with a sum of cash.

Shortly before this, around 8.50pm, a man was seen acting suspiciously around the McDonalds and Woolworths Petrol station at the Lanyon Marketplace in Conder.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged in his 20s, with a skinny build. He was wearing a blue jumper with a grey hood, black tracksuit pants and carrying a black bumbag.

Police believe the man fled on foot to a waiting car, parked nearby in Roope Close, Calwell.

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