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Armed robbery at Subway store in Preston

Posted on - 22nd August, 2017 - 7:55am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, News, Tulketh
The Subway at Tulketh Mill in Preston Pic: Google
The Subway at Tulketh Mill in Preston Pic: Google

Three men armed with a claw hammer and a knife have carried out an armed robbery at a Preston sandwich shop.

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Subway in Blackpool Road, near Tulketh Mill, Ashton-on-Ribble, was targeted by the men.

At 9.50pm on Monday (21 August) the men dressed all in black with their faces covered entered the sandwich chain outlet.

A lone worker was threatened with the hammer and knife and cash was demanded from the till.

During the two-minute incident around £100 was taken.

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A spokesman for Preston Police said: “This incident has obviously left the worker very shaken and I would appeal to anyone in the area at the time that might have seen something to make contact with police.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 1431 of 21/08/17 or call Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111 to leave anonymous information.

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