Armed robber raids Tesco store

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POLICE are hunting an armed robber after he raided a Tesco Express store, last night, November 15, and escaped with a small amount of cash.

The offender struck at the Tesco, on Newbold Road, Chesterfield, about 11.50pm, and threatened staff with a firearm.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman said: “None of the staff was injured. The man made off with a small amount of cash.”

The offender was described as 5ft 8ins tall, of broad build and was wearing a light-coloured jacket with a hood, a black balaclava, blue trousers and light-coloured trainers.

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 101.