Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Prestons on Wednesday night.
Just before 9pm, police were told a man entered a store on Hoxton Park Road, armed with a firearm.
The man reportedly fired shots while threatening staff.
He fled the scene empty handed in a silver Mitsubishi Lancer on Hoxton Park Road.
No-one was injured.
Police attached to Liverpool Local Area Command attended the store and established a crime scene.
Investigators wish to speak with a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
He has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, and wearing dark-coloured jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/
Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
NSW Police remind people they should not report crime information via the Police’s social media pages.