Knife robber strikes at store

November 03 2017

A SHOP worker was threatened at knifepoint during a robbery at a convenience store in Staple Hill.

 A SHOP worker was threatened at knifepoint during a robbery at a convenience store in Staple Hill.

A man threatened the male shop worker and demanded cash from the till, cigarettes and bottles of vodka before leaving the store in the High Street at about 9.45pm on Monday October 9.

The suspect was seen by witnesses in the street to walk away down Haynes Lane.

The man, pictured here in CCTV footage, is described as white, about 5ft 6ins tall and ‘skinny’. 

He was wearing a blue top, baggy black hoody with the hood up, black jogging bottoms and with a black scarf covering his face. The shop worker believed him to be in his early 20s.

Anyone with any information should contact police through their website, www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5217230718.