Police hunting serial pizza shop thieves

The of 21 years, an employee walked himself into a police station after he was shot in the chest and the hand in the Wentworthville Domino, in Sydney’s west, early Sunday morning.

The gun demanded the money from the workers before opening fire — police later said it was “quite surprising,” he was able to walk away and seek help.

The police are looking this man who was captured on CCTV in the Wentworthville Domino.

New South Police today revealed that it had established a strike force of detectives of Robbery and Serious Crime Squad investigating five armed robberies over seven weeks that they believe are linked.

The attack Power of Tintaldra detectives have released a grainy CCTV image of the man they believe shot the Wentworthville worker, Anand Singh. It is believed that a man of similar appearance is observed in each of the robberies, which all played out the same — with the intruder enters from the back of the premises and demanding cash while threatening employees with a firearm.

The first incident occurred around 11.45 pm on November 20, 2017, at a restaurant on Canley Vale Road in Canley Vale. A man armed with a gun came in, threatened an employee and you get money in cash before leaving the area.

Anand Singh, 21, was shot in the chest and the hand in the Wentworthville Domino’s armed robbery. Image: Tiffiny Genders/9 News

Police at the scene of the Wentworthville Domino is a theft.

The second was from 1.25 am on December 9, where a man armed with a firearm entered a store in pizza on Woodville Road, Fairfield East. The man threatened four employees — with one of the employees punched in the chest —before stealing cash and leaving.

Five days later, on December 14, a man armed with a firearm entered a store in pizza on The Boulevard, Strathfield. The armed man threatened a number of employees and stole cash. He fled on foot.

The fourth took place on the 14th of December, as staff members were closing a shop of pizza on Concord Road, North Strathfield, a man armed with a firearm entered the shop. The man threatened staff, before stealing cash and leaving on foot.

The fifth incident was the Wentworthville attack on the weekend.

“As their inquiries continue, the attack Power of Tintaldra researchers have published a CCTV image of a man who believes he may be able to help with more questions,”a police statement said.

The vision represents the man as being aged in their 20 or 30 years old with a slim to average build. The image is of the Wentworthville incident.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who knows the man, or motorists who may have been in the area with the dash cam vision relevant to the investigation, to come forward.

Mr Singh, yesterday recalled the moment the gunman shot him.

“He pulled out his revolver, and I was afraid, because maybe he [will] shoot at me or my other two friends,” he said from his bed in the Hospital of Westmead.

“He shot four times. The first time I was close to my ear and then second in my chest and the third in my hand. I immediately said to my friends “Run” and start running.”

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