Ravenswood armed robbery

Launceston detectives are hunting an armed offender who robbed a Ravenswood takeaway store last night.

About 8.10pm Thursday, a man entered Ravenswood Takeaway on Ravenswood Road armed with a knife. His face was covered by a motorcycle helmet.

The armed offender confronted two staff members and left with a small amount of cash, police said.

No one was injured in the robbery.

Police would like to talk to anyone who has information regarding the robbery or anyone who saw a small motorcycle or scooter in the area around the time.

Anyone with information can contact Launceston Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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