Aggravated armed robbery in Stockton

A man has been injured during an aggravated armed robbery in Stockton overnight.

About 11.30pm (Wednesday 26 June 2019), two men entered a licenced premises on Fullerton Street, Stockton, armed with what’s believed to be a rifle and a tomahawk.

The two men threatened patrons and staff, during which a 40-year-old man received a small laceration to the face.

One of the men demanded cash from a staff member before the pair fled the scene in a vehicle.

A car was later found well alight at Pitt Street Reserve, Stockton.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District arrived and established two crime scenes.

The 40-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics; no one else was injured.

Police are now appealing for anyone with information or anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area at that time to come forward.