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Couple threatened with hatchet in Shepparton armed robbery

A man and a woman were threatened with a hatchet during an armed robbery at a Shepparton camping ground overnight.

February 4, 2014 4:00pm

Police are asking for information following an armed robbery in Shepparton early this morning.

A man and a woman were sleeping in a tent just off Cemetery Rd, near Jordans Bend, when they were woken by people banging on their tent and yelling around 12.30am.

The couple were confronted by two men and a woman believed to be armed with a firearm and a hatchet and were forced to hand over an iPhone.

No one was injured during the incident.

For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News.

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