Bairnsdale service station assault and robbery

A SERVICE station attendant was allegedly threatened with a knife during an armed robbery in Bairnsdale on Wednesday, July 8.

Investigators have been told a man entered a service station, located at the intersection of Main and Ligar Sts, Bairnsdale, about 6.45pm.

The man was wearing a balaclava and allegedly threatened the lone attendant with a knife.

The employee was forced to put cash into a bag before the offender left the store and headed east on Nicholson St.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police have released CCTV and images of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.

People with information are urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au