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Another armed robbery sees Preston off-licence targeted

Posted on - 4th November, 2017 - 3:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lea, News
A man seen in Booze Busters in CCTV picture released by police
A man seen in Booze Busters in CCTV picture released by police

Police are appealing for witnesses after another knife-point robbery in a 48-hour blitz across the Preston area.

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A man entered Booze Busters in West Park Avenue, Savick, around 8.45pm on Friday (3 November).

Threatening the staff member on duty with a knife he demanded money and cigarettes.

Preston Police said £160 was handed over in cash and three packs of Lambert and Butler cigarettes.

A CCTV picture has been released by detectives following the raid.

The raider is described as white, 6′, slim and with a pale complexion. He was wearing a black hoodie and black trousers.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number SA171476.

Or you can call Crimestoppers annymously on 0800555111.

This armed robbery is the latest in a string of similar incidents across the city.

During Thursday evening the Sainsbury’s at Ingol, a betting shop in Lostock Hall and an off-licence in Clayton-le-Woods were all raided by knife-wieling robbers.

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