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Knife-carrying man wanted after Fulwood shop raided

Posted on - 6th November, 2017 - 12:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Cadley, College, Crime, Fulwood, News
CCTV picture released of man suspected of One Stop shop
CCTV picture released of man suspected of One Stop shop

Police are appealing after an armed robbery in Fulwood on Halloween.

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The One Stop shop in Black Bull Lane was targeted around 3.15pm on Tuesday (31 October).

A man entered the shop carrying a large knife and a brown shopping bag demanding money from the till.

Money was taken from the till and the man left the scene in a dark coloured Mercedes C-Lass car towards Kings Drive.

Police are looking for a man who is white, 5’8″, medium build, aged in his late teens to early 20s. He was wearing all black clothing and had his face covered.

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Detective Constable Anna Forsyth of Preston CID said: “This was a terrifying robbery which has left the shop assistant and other customers very shaken. Fortunately nobody was physically injured.

“We are appealing for witnesses to the raid and especially to anyone who may have seen a vehicle matching this description in the area prior to the attack.

“If you saw the offender or the offending vehicle either before or after the incident or you have any information, please come forward.”

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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference SA1717274.

Alternatively, they can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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