Shopkeeper threatened with imitation firearm during armed robbery in Old Whittington

A shopkeeper was threatened with an imitation firearm during an armed robbery in Old Whittington.

Monday, 16th September 2019, 6:34 pm
Police investigating the incident have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.
Police investigating the incident have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

The incident occurred at Netty's Convenience Store, Whittington Hill, at around 7pm on Friday.

A man demanded the shopkeeper open the till, threatened her with an imitation firearm and then stole the till before running out of the shop and down Whittington Hill.

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Police investigating the incident have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

The offender was also wearing what has been described as a “Halloween” mask of an old man and was also wearing black gloves.

The victim was not physically hurt in the incident.

Officers want to speak to anyone who has any information, was in the area at the time or who may have been driving in the area and have dashcam footage that shows the offender leaving the scene.

The till was stolen.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.