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Gunman robbed Sydney pub and assaulted female employee 

  • Man armed with a handgun robbed the Lansdowne Hotel early Sunday morning
  • He assaulted a female employee who was later treated for minor head injuries 
  • His suspected getaway vehicle was found burnt out soon after in Leichhardt

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a Sydney hotel armed with a handgun and assaulted one of its employees before allegedly torching his getaway vehicle.

Emergency services were called to the Lansdowne Hotel on City Road in the inner city suburb of Chippendale around 3.50am Sunday morning.

The man threatened staff and assaulted a female employee, who was treated for minor head injuries on the scene before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed the Lansdowne Hotel armed with a handgun early Sunday morning

The man threatened staff and assaulted a female employee, who was treated for minor head injuries 

The man threatened staff and assaulted a female employee, who was treated for minor head injuries 

He was handed a bag containing money and fled in what was believed to be a small dark coloured hatchback before police arrived.

A vehicle matching the suspected getaway car description was later found burnt out in the nearby suburb of Leichhardt. 

Police have appealed for public assistance and urged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

He was handed a bag containing money and fled in what was believed to be a small dark coloured hatchback before police arrived

He was handed a bag containing money and fled in what was believed to be a small dark coloured hatchback before police arrived

A vehicle matching the suspected getaway car description was later found burnt out (pictured) in the nearby suburb of Leichhardt

A vehicle matching the suspected getaway car description was later found burnt out (pictured) in the nearby suburb of Leichhardt

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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