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Robber steals cash from a shop in North Wingfield

Posted on 17th May 2018

A robber threatened staff at a shop in North Wingfield before stealing cash.

At around 7.50pm on Tuesday, May 15, a man went into Wingfield Store, Station Road and pointed a bag at staff, leading them to believe there was a weapon inside.

He took cash from the till before leaving.

Investigating officer DC Jamie Farrell said: “Robberies like this are very rare, especially in communities like North Wingfield, and I would like to reassure residents that patrols have been increased in the area.

“I would like to speak to any witnesses, or anyone who was driving in the area at the time who may have dashboard camera footage of the street or shop.”

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Farrell on 101, quoting reference 18000222113.

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You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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