Posted on 29th September 2014
Police investigating a robbery in Ripley are appealing for witnesses.
On Sunday, September 28 at 8.20pm a man walked into Nijjars Save n Save convenience store on High Street in Ripley and demanded cash from the till.
The shop assistant refused to hand over any money. The man then took a glass drinks bottle from a shelf and made further threats. After being refused a second time he grabbed alcohol and cigarettes and left the store.
He ran towards the Pear Tree pub and into the council car park where he got into a silver Vauxhall Vectra.
He was described as white and was wearing a hooded top with the hood worn up over a peaked cap.
A 26-year old man and a 22-year-old man have been arrested and are currently being questioned by police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Steve Topham at Ripley CID using the non-emergency 101 number.
To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.