Tasmania Police seek two men following aggravated armed robbery in West Launceston

Tasmania Police is investigating an aggravated armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning in West Launceston.

Police said two men wearing dark clothes and with their faces covered approached a 69-year-old man in the driveway of his property about 7.10am.

The two men threatened the victim with what is believed to be a small handgun before taking valuables from his car.

The offenders ran into bushland near the home.

The victim was taken to Launceston General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries sustained during a struggle with one of the offenders.

Investigations are ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have any information is urged to contact the Launceston Criminal Investigation Branch on 6777 3915 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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