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Robbery at Stratford cheese shop

Police in Stratford are investigating a robbery which happened at a cheese shop in Wood Street on Monday, 12 December.

The incident happened at Paxton and Whitfield at about 9am as the shop was being opened for the day.

The offender entered through the fire escape and was in the process of removing bags of cash from the safe when he was challenged by a female member of staff.

He twisted her arm and pushed her to the ground before making off with some of the cash. He went in the direction of Bards Walk and Guild Street.

The offender is described as a white man, 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10in tall and of a slim build. He was wearing a blue jumper, possibly with a hood, black tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious activity in Wood Street on Monday morning or has any information which would help them with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or through their website www.crimestopppers-uk.org, quoting incident 66 of 12 December.

Issued: 1.30pm, Wednesday 14 December, Anne Tugwell, Corporate Communications

 

Published 14/12/16