Cops hunt masked raider

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery at a takeaway in Mastin Moor.

An offender struck at Wing Wa, on Renishaw Road, at about 11.30pm, on Friday, October 7.

Police told how he went into the takeaway and threatened staff with what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money but left the store empty-handed.

The suspect was described as being aged in his early 20s, white, with a dark coloured scarf across the bottom of his face. He also wore a dark coloured baseball cap and dark coloured jacket. No-one was injured during the incident, according to police.

Anyone who has any information about the attempted robbery should contact Det Con Antonia Hill on 0345 123 3333 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.