Machete, crowbars used in robbery
SEVERAL staff members were injured when five people forced their way into the Casino Golf Club wielding a machete and crowbars on Sunday night.
Richmond Local Area Command Inspector Chris York said the offenders broke into the Casino Golf Club and made off which some cash.
“At 9.10pm there was an alleged armed robbery at the Casino Golf Club in West St,” he said.
“They made a forced entry into the premises and several staff members were on scene, some who suffered minor injuries.”
Insp York said the robbers were wearing dark clothing and observed entering the club carrying the machete and crowbars.
“The property they have taken is some small proceeds and police are conducting further enquiries,” he said.
“Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Casino detectives on 6662 0099 or Crime Stoppers NSW on 1800 333 000.”
This is the latest in a number of incidents at the club which include a robbery and kidnapping which occurred in 2016 and a robbery in 2015.
Staff from the Casino Golf Club declined to comment on the latest incident.
ARMED ROBBERY: Police are hunting five people who, armed with a machete and crowbars, broke into the Casino Golf Club on Sunday night.