CLIMB SCENE: Cops hunt armed robber who targeted Perth gym

Police are on the hunt for a man involved in an armed robbery at a climbing wall gym north of Perth.

The terrifying incident happened about 10.25pm on Wednesday night at a climbing gym along Walters Road in Osborne Park.

Police say a man entered the gym and threatened staff with “an item” demanding cash.

A staff member handed the man a sum of cash before he fled the scene, sparking a police hunt.

Officers say the man is described as being in his 30’s with fair skin.

“Police attended and patrols were conducted of the area, however the man was not located,” a police spokesperson said.

Regional investigations unit detectives are seeking any information regarding the armed robbery.

Detectives urge anyone with information relating to this incident, or who has dash-cam vision of Walters Drive around 10.30pm, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online.

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