Police are appealing for public assistance after a 32-year-old man was 'threatened' with a knife at a service station in Dubbo on Windsor Parade.
At about 10pm Tuesday night the man, a staff member, was leaving the service station when he was approached by another man armed with a knife.
The staff member threw a drink at the armed man before he fled on foot through the medical centre car park towards Wheelers Lane.
Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
The man is described as being Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, mid-late teens, about 170cm tall with black hair and was wearing a black jacket with a hooded jumper, grey track pants and a black bandana face covering.
As part of inquiries, investigators are urging anyone with information - or dashcam footage from the area at the time - to contact Dubbo Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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