Kiama Downs robbery: 14yo girl threatened by man armed with an axe

​Police are investigating after a man armed with an axe robbed a supermarket in Kiama Downs on Sunday night.

About 6.15pm (August 12), a man armed with a small axe entered a supermarket in Johnson Street and threatened a 14-year-old female employee.

The armed man took cash from the counter area before leaving the store and was seen to leave in a stolen white VW Transporter van.

Police attended and established a crime scene.

The stolen van was located in nearby Alexander Street and will be forensically examined.

Police are searching for a man described as being about 160-170cm tall with a thin build. At the time of the robbery he was wearing dark clothing and had his face covered.

No one was injured during the incident and investigations are continuing.

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