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Robber Hunted After St Austell Shop Targeted
10:21am 29th September 2014
(Updated 10:21am 29th September 2014)
A robber has held up a Cornish corner shop.
It happened in St Austell on Saturday evening.
It was just after 9pm that a man walked into the Spar on Brockstone Road.
He put a bag on the counter - and demanded money.
The female member of staff handed over cash before he fled.
Police say he is slim and was wearing a dark hoody with his face covered.
Officers have told Pirate FM no weapon was seen.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "A man entered Spar store in Brockstone Road, St Austell at 9.09pm on Saturday 27 September and placed a bag on the kiosk demanding cash.
"The female staff member handed over cash and the man fled.
"He is described as slim and was wearing a darky hoody with his face covered.
"Enquiries are continuing."
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