POLICE are hunting a man who stormed a shop armed with a machete in Moree.
About 7.15pm on Thursday the man entered the Greenbah Rd store with a machete and threatened staff.
After a short confrontation with staff the man fled the store on foot and empty handed.
He was last seen running south through the Moree Golf Course.
A male staff member suffered minor injuries during the incident.
Barwon police were called and a crime scene was set up.
Officers canvassed the area and a forensic examination was undertaken.
Police are urging any witnesses who haven’t already spoken to police or anyone who might have seen a man acting suspiciously in the area to contact Barwon detectives on 6757 0799.
Meanwhile, Barwon detectives have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in Boggabri.
On Tuesday a man armed with a knife entered the Boggabri Pharmacy threatening staff and demanding drugs.
The offender then fled the store with an amount of prescription medication.
Yesterday detectives went to a home in Killarney St, Narrabri.
A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene without incident and taken to Narrabri Police Station where he was charged with armed robbery offences.
He was refused police bail and will front an out-of-sessions court hearing.