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Police investigating robbery at Sutton Forest

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Police are seeking information about a robbery at Sutton Forest.

About 4am on Wednesday, a professional photographer, a man aged 37, was travelling on the Hume Highway and turned onto Belanglo Road near the Gordon VC rest area to take photographs.

Shortly after, a utility parked behind his car, and two unknown masked men approached his vehicle.

They threatened him before taking a small suitcase containing a laptop, camera, camera equipment, several lenses, with a combined total of around $18,000.

The pair fled in the ute and the man contacted police.

The men are described as being Caucasian appearance.

One was wearing a red hooded jumper, while the second was wearing a grey hooded jumper.

Both were wearing shorts and dark face coverings.

Police are now wanting to speak with anyone with information.

That includes witnesses or motorists travelling on the Hume Highway in both directions between Golden Vale Road and the Illawarra Highway between 3.30am and 4.30am.

Also those those with dashcam vision.

Contact Southern Highlands Police on 4868 1222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Tags: robbery, Hume highway, Belanglo, Hume Police