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CCTV picture issued following Sainsbury’s knifepoint robbery

Posted on - 23rd June, 2017 - 7:22pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Ingol, News, Tanterton
Picture released by police in connection with Ingol robbery
Picture released by police in connection with Ingol robbery

A picture has been released following the knifepoint robbery at a supermarket in Ingol.

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Sainsbury’s, which recently opened, was targeted by a man during Tuesday (20 June).

As close were closing up at 10.55pm he entered the store, carrying a large knife, and told the three staff to open the till.

Around £100 cash was taken from the store.

Preston Police have now released a CCTV image of the man, where he can be seen carrying the knife.

DC Lisa Harrison of Preston CID said “The man’s clothing is quite distinctive and appears relatively new. If anyone recognises the man pictured or has any information that could help us to identify him I would urge them to contact us.”

The new Sainsbury's store in Tanterton Hall Road
The new Sainsbury’s store in Tanterton Hall Road

Anyone with information about the incident or about the offenders can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1759 of June 20.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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