Businessman robbed on way to bank

A bag containing takings was snatched from a business owner as he walked to the bank in Littleport this morning.The victim was waiting to the side of the Coop in Main Street shortly before 10.

A bag containing takings was snatched from a business owner as he walked to the bank in Littleport this morning.

The victim was waiting to the side of the Coop in Main Street shortly before 10.40am when he was approached by a man who took the white cloth bag and made off by jumping over a wall.

The thief is described as white and of medium build, and wearing a hooded top, with a baseball cap under the hood, and jeans.

The man who was robbed was unhurt.

Police are anxious to hear from anyone who saw what happened or the offender running away.

Contact Det Con Terry Bandoo at Ely police station on 0845 456 4564.