Police are searching for a man who held up a New Lambton restaurant at gunpoint.

It’s alleged the man walked into the Domino’s Pizza restaurant on Regent Street at about 10.15pm on Sunday and threatened a 23-year-old male employee with a firearm while demanding cash.

The man then fled with an amount of money.

The employee wasn’t injured during the incident.

The wanted man is described as being of thin build and about 170-180cm tall.

He was wearing a black motorcycle helmet, a white t-shirt over a black jumper, black pants, white sneakers with a blue trim, black gloves and was carrying a brown bag.

Anyone with information or who is able to identify the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.