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Armed robbery in Rugby

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery in Rugby.

The robbery happened at around 5.50am this morning (Sunday 4 November) at the One Stop Convenience Store in Frobisher Road.

Two offenders - two men - went into the store and stole cash and cigarettes. It's believed one of the offenders was in possession of a handgun although it is not known if it was real or imitation.

One of the offenders is described as black, 5ft 9-10inches tall, stocky build, wearing dark clothing with the hood up and a full face balaclava and gloves. The second offender is described as black 5ft 7 inches tall, stocky build, wearing dark clothing which had a Nike tick motif on the left hand chest with the hood up and a full balaclava.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses. Extra officers are in the area as enquiries continue.

Any witnesses should ring Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting reference 77 041118 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

ISSUED: 4pm 041118 EH

Published 04/11/18