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Robber armed with knife steals cash from Winyates shop
2:53pm Monday 28th January 2013 in Local
POLICE are appealing for information from the public about a robbery in Redditch in which a man armed with a knife went into a shop and demanded cash.
It happened between 8.30-8.45pm on Friday, January 25, at the One Stop convenience shop in Winyates.
The offender, whose face was concealed with a scarf and hood, approached from the direction of Winforton Close.
He went into the shop and demanded a member of staff open the till, producing a knife from his jacket pocket. When the assistant removed the till drawer he grabbed a handful of notes and left the shop, dropping several as he did so. He went in the direction of the bus lane.
He is described as white, aged 20 to 35, 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build, and wearing a grey top with a dark blue hooded top beneath, light grey bottoms, and light brown ankle boots.
The member of staff was not hurt but was shaken.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Detective Constable Jo Hembry on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 601-s-250113 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.