Police are appealing for public information following an armed robbery in Armidale at the weekend.
About 4am on Saturday, a man armed with two large knives entered a service station on Marsh Street.
Police said two staff members observed the offender approaching the console area and immediately moved to a nearby office where their manager was located and barricaded themselves in.
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The man attempted to force entry into the office unsuccessfully before stealing the locked till.
The man, who was wearing a hooded jumper, bandana and gloves fled the scene and was last seen heading north towards the carpark adjacent to the service station.
A crime scene was established, and an investigation is under way.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Armidale police on 6771 0699.