ARMED ROBBERY: Police step up hunt for wanted man

Luke Monk.
Luke Monk.

Police are re-appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Long Eaton.

Luke Monk, 28, is wanted in connection with a robbery which occurred around 10pm on Tuesday, August 23, at the Co-Operative store in Long Eaton.

Staff were threatened by two men with knives and approximately £5,000 was taken from the till as well as around £1,000 worth of cigarettes, leaving the three members of staff traumatised, especially the member of staff who was grabbed and threatened.

Police are now re-appealing for information as to his whereabouts.

The charity Crimestoppers is also offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information that leads to Luke Monk’s arrest.

The reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers’ 0800 555 111 number or anonymous online form at Information passed directly to police will not qualify.