Salisbury police are investigating an armed robbery overnight, where man armed with a machete robbed the Old Spot Hotel on Main North Road at Salisbury Heights.
Just after 1.30am, the man wearing dark clothing, jumped the counter of the gaming room and threatened staff. The suspect stole a cash till after he couldn’t open it and fled on foot towards Carisbrooke Park.
The till which was empty when stolen was found nearby.
Local patrols including a police dog patrol searched the area, but the suspect who was wearing a black Adidas top and something covering his face wasn’t located.
There were no injuries.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.