Cumbria police appeal after knifeman robs shop
Last updated at 10:27, Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Police are investigating a robbery that happened in Cumbria yesterday.
At 4:55pm on Tuesday 21st January 2014, police were called to the Toffee Shop on Brunswick Road in Penrith after a man described as wearing a scruffy grey fleecy hoodie with grey tracksuit bottoms threatened staff with a knife. He is described as being between 40 and 50 years old, average build, with facial stubble.
The man fled the scene in the direction of Bluebell Car Park.
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the vicinity at around 5pm last night to get in contact.
They are keen to speak to anyone who notice anyone running away from the area or acting suspiciously.
Anyone with information can ring Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to the on duty sergeant at Carlisle CID. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
One man, aged 42 from Penrith has been detained in connection with the incident and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
First published at 10:26, Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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