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Shock moment thug threatens Macca’s worker

He then produced a knife and demanded cash. Picture: Victoria Police
The man threatened the employee with a knife and demanded cash. Picture: Victoria Police

Disturbing footage has emerged showing the moment a McDonald’s employee was held at knifepoint.

The horror incident unfolded at a Kingsbury restaurant in Melbourne’s northeast on Friday, February 3.

The person wearing a black hoodie entered the store 3.40am.

After walking up to the counter, the man can be seen producing a plastic bag which the throws to the worker.

The man approached the McDonald's at 3.40am on Friday February 3. Picture: Victoria Police
The man approached the McDonald's at 3.40am on Friday February 3. Picture: Victoria Police

He then pulled out a large knife, threatened the staff member and demanded the employee place cash from the till inside the bag.

The employee obliged, handing the bag back to the thief who quickly snatched it from over the counter before turning and leaving the restaurant.

After walking up to the counter the man threw a plastic bag at the worker. Picture: Victoria Police
After walking up to the counter the man threw a plastic bag at the worker. Picture: Victoria Police
He then produced a knife and demanded cash. Picture: Victoria Police
He then produced a knife and demanded cash. Picture: Victoria Police

He can be seen on CCTV running from the premises, fleeing west on Dunne Street.

Police confirmed no physical injuries were sustained during the incident and are looking to speak to a young male who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

The man took the cash in the bag from the worker before fleeing. Picture: Victoria Police
The man took the cash in the bag from the worker before fleeing. Picture: Victoria Police
He fled the scene on foot and ran west on Dunne Street. Picture: Victoria Police
He fled the scene on foot and ran west on Dunne Street. Picture: Victoria Police

The man is described as being about 155cm tall and was dressed entirely in black at the time.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.