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Armed Robbery in Looe Shop

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3:54pm 12th December 2011

There has been an armed robbery at a shop in East Looe.

A man threatened staff at Spar with a twelve inch knife at around nine o'clock yesterday evening before demanding cash from the till.

He made off with eight hundred and twenty pounds in a bag.

No one was hurt but officers say staff were left shocked.

The suspect is described as being, a white man approximately 5 foot 10 inches to 6 foot in height, wide stocky build and wearing an olive green hooded top with some kind of motif on the front, a dark coloured balaclava, dark tracksuit bottoms which had white stripes down the side, and white trainers.

Police have released CCTV pictures of the suspect. You can see them below.

Police would like to hear from any witnesses or anyone who has any information regarding the incident, and ask that they contact them on 101 quoting police reference BE/11/623 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-uk.org


3:54pm 12th December 2011

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