Police have released CCTV footage as investigations into an armed robbery at Wallsend in 2022 continue.

Around 5:20pm on Friday 21 January 2022 a man entered a tobacconist on Cowper Street.

He threatened the store attendant with a knife before fleeing with cash.

He was last seen heading towards the Ironbark Creek Bridge near Dan Rees Street.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 25-35, of medium-athletic build, and about 180cm tall.

At the time of the robbery he was wearing a face mask, dark cap, dark shirt and shorts.

Police also wish to speak with the driver of a white Nissan Navara utility with a trailer seen in the area around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.