Sporties Tuncurry targetted in armed robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery at Sporties Tuncurry last night, Sunday, February 11.

According to Manning Great Lakes Police District officers, just after 9pm  three unidentified people armed with a crow bar and a screw driver forced their way into the club on Beach Street, Tuncurry.

During the incident two employees, aged 57 and 63-years were threatened and detained in another room.

The robbers stole cash before fleeing the scene and were last seen running towards a football oval on Beach Street.

The two staff members were not physically injured.

Police established a crime scene and began an investigation.

Officers have released CCTV images of three people who police wish to speak with.

They have been described as wearing long-sleeved black and blue jumpers, track suit pants and running shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.