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Ashton-on-Ribble off licence targeted in armed robbery

Posted on - 21st November, 2017 - 4:20pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Larches, News
A man police wish to speak to in connection with Ashton robbery
A man police wish to speak to in connection with Ashton robbery

Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to after an armed robbery in Ashton-on-Ribble.

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Around 9.30pm on Thursday (16 November) a man entered the Boozebusters shop in West Park Avenue.

Wearing a blue jacket and with his face partially covered the man was armed with a knife.

He made threats towards a staff member while demanding cash.

The suspect made off with cigarettes, tobacco and a till drawer containing a quantity of cash.

Read more: Penwortham shop raided by three men as staff threatened with knife

Preston Police have released the CCTV picture of a man they wish to speak to – no arrests have been made at this stage.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 1498 of November 16.

It’s the second time the off-licence has been targeted, staff were threatened with a knife by a masked man on Friday 3 November.

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