Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Windale service station this morning.
It’s believed two men targeted a service station on Lake Street around 3:15am where they smashed the glass on the locked front doors with an axe.
The 22-year-old attendant locked himself in a store room while the men broke in.
The alleged offenders stole the till, cigarettes and food before fleeing the scene.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Lake Macquarie police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.