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Appeal after West Allotment robbery

09 Jun 2017 15:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a robbery in West Allotment.

At around 2.52pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday) two men entered the Lifestyle store on Maud Terrace.  One of the men then threatened a female store assistant with a knife before both offenders then left with an undisclosed quantity of cash. They are believed to have fled via West Street and then turned off onto Backworth Terrace. Both are described as wearing dark clothing.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Police enquiries to identify the men are ongoing and now officers are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who may know those responsible, to get in touch.

Officers will be on patrol in the area to reassure members of the public.

If you think you can help police then call 101 quoting log 622 08/06/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.