Man steals $770 in Utakarra supermarket robbery

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Geraldton Police Station. File image: The Geraldton Guardian
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Police are hunting for a man who held up a Utakarra supermarket at knifepoint on Tuesday and stole $770 in cash.

Detective Senior Sergeant Levinia Hugo said the robbery happened about 6.15pm at the Findlay’s Fresh IGA X-press.

She said a Caucasian man aged between 30 and 40 years entered the store, brandished a knife and demanded cash from a checkout operator.

He fled the scene on a green Kawasaki motorcycle.

Anybody who saw the motorcycle or who has any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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