Man 'threatened with knife' at East Nowra service station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a service station attendant was allegedly threatened with a knife in East Nowra early Sunday morning.

About 2.25am, a 64-year-old attendant was working at a service station on Kalandar Street, when a man entered the shop.

He allegedly approached the counter, threatened the attendant with a knife and demanded money.

The 64-year-old hit the man on the wrist with a metal pole.

Police claim the man then left the location while continuing to threaten the attendant.

Police were contacted and detectives from Shoalhaven Local Area Command attended, commencing an investigation.

A crime scene was established and investigations are continuing.

Investigators are appealing or information about the incident and would like to speak to a man aged about 40, wearing a dark blue hooded top, dark blue pants and fawn boots.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.