• JON WOLFE

Woman robbed while sitting in her car

Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in Upper Manilla.

while sitting in her car, 60km north of Tamworth.

About 4.45pm on Monday, the 26-year-old woman stopped her car at the intersection of Fossickers Way and Split Rock Dam Road, Upper Manilla, when a 4WD – being driven by a woman – stopped alongside her and a male passenger approached the driver.

Police were told the male opened the driver’s door, demanding the woman’s phone before threatening her and rummaging through her property and leaving with cash.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District wish to speak with two people they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The male is described as being aged 15-17, of Caucasian appearance with a tanned complexion, tall with a solid build, and brown hair. When last seen he was wearing a red T-Shirt.

The woman is described as being aged 25 to 30, of Caucasian appearance, with blonde, shoulder-length hair and a nose ring.

They were last scene driving towards Barraba.