Police seek details over man robbed at his local

AN INVESTIGATION is under way after a man was robbed inside a South Tamworth hotel yesterday.

DAYLIGHT ROBBERY: Detectives are investigation after a man was robbed inside the Southgate Hotel yesterday afternoon. Photo: Gareth Gardner 300714GGG01

DAYLIGHT ROBBERY: Detectives are investigation after a man was robbed inside the Southgate Hotel yesterday afternoon. Photo: Gareth Gardner 300714GGG01

A 43-year-old patron was inside the Southgate Inn when he was confronted by the male offender about 2pm.

Police said after a short struggle, the offender, who is believed to be aged in his 30s, took an amount of cash.

The offender fled the scene and was last seen running along Kent St.

Police were called to the area and Oxley detectives have taken charge of the robbery investigation.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity around the time of the offence is urged to contact Tamworth police or Crime Stoppers.

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