POLICE are seeking answers after a home was broken onto and a car was allegedly stolen and used for an attempted armed robbery in the Central West yesterday.
Between 6pm and 7.55pm on Monday, June 29, a home on Canada Street in Lake Cargelligo was broken into.
Officers from Central West Police District were called to the home where personal items were stolen along with a blue Toyota Sedan.
About 7.55pm, a man entered a service station armed with a knife on Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo, and threatened staff, demanding cash from the safe.
The man was confronted by staff and he fled the scene empty-handed. A blue car was also seen leaving the area a short time later.
No-one was injured.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident, and are urging anyone who may have information, CCTV or dashcam footage from surrounding areas to contact Lake Cargelligo Police on (02) 6898 1000 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.