Saturday, 29 August 2015

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Cumbria police appeal after man with knife robs shop

A man has been arrested after a knifepoint robbery in a toffee shop.

Police were called to the Toffee Shop, in Brunswick Road, in Penrith last night.

They said a man wearing a grey hoodie and tracksuit bottoms threatened staff with a knife. He is said to be aged between 40 and 50, with facial stubble, and of medium build.

The would-be robber, who struck just before 5pm, fled in the direction of Bluebell Car Park.

Police said a 42-year-old man from Penrith has been arrested.

They want any witnesses, or anyone in the area at the time, to call 101 or Crimsestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who noticed anyone running away from the area or acting suspiciously.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Have we reached saturation point with bars in the city?

No - the more the merrier. It helps to have choice

Yes - we could do with more specialist shops, not bars

As long as they are not all the same I don't mind how many there are

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: