Knife robber holds up newsagents

Southend Standard: Knife robber holds up newsagents Knife robber holds up newsagents

A KNIFE-WIELDING robber held up a newsagents in Wickford last night.

A man walked in to SRK News in Runwell Road, at about 6.50pm and took a drink from the fridge.

He went to the counter, pulled out a knife and demanded the female shop assistant hand over cash from the till.

The woman told the robber that he was on camera and he he fled.

He went back down the High Street in the general direction of the railway station.

The suspect was white with a pale complexion, aged in his mid twenties and 5ft 10 inches to 5ft 11 inches tall.

He was wearing a grey baseball cap, a beige checked 'Burberry style' scarf and light blue tracksuit jacket.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and remembers seeing the man, or recognises him from the description, to contact Pc Emma Henderson at Basildon CID on 101.

Or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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10:56am Fri 21 Feb 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

yes i agree..crime is definately down.
yes i agree..crime is definately down. DogsMessInLeigh

11:16am Fri 21 Feb 14

Kim Gandy says...

ANOTHER knife wielding robber.

Where are the police? That's right, checking out sour grapes bogus claims made by councillors against their opposing councillors.
ANOTHER knife wielding robber. Where are the police? That's right, checking out sour grapes bogus claims made by councillors against their opposing councillors. Kim Gandy

5:29pm Fri 21 Feb 14

Living the La Vida Legra says...

Time to check the railway station CCTV East end robber on an away day return
Time to check the railway station CCTV East end robber on an away day return Living the La Vida Legra

7:45pm Fri 21 Feb 14

twiglight says...

Living the La Vida Legra wrote:
Time to check the railway station CCTV East end robber on an away day return
Not all Eastenders are robbers, more like the scum that lives in Basildon. And there are a few scumbags that live on the council estates in Wickford.
[quote][p][bold]Living the La Vida Legra[/bold] wrote: Time to check the railway station CCTV East end robber on an away day return[/p][/quote]Not all Eastenders are robbers, more like the scum that lives in Basildon. And there are a few scumbags that live on the council estates in Wickford. twiglight

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