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High street shop robbed by man with knife

PUBLISHED: 13:22 22 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:22 22 April 2020

Diss Food and Wine in Diss. Picture: Google

Diss Food and Wine in Diss. Picture: Google

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A knife-wielding robber burst into a high street shop and demanded cash and cigarettes.

The robbery took place at Diss Food and Wine Store, in Market Place, on Tuesday, April 21, at about 8.45pm.

The man, described as white, about 5ft 8in, wearing a dark camouflage hooded top, dark trousers, dark shoes and a dark backpack, escaped with a large amount of cash, but no cigarettes, police said.

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No one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area between 8.30pm and 9pm is asked to contact police. Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who may have dashcam or CCTV footage of the area between those times.

Anyone with information should contact Sergeant Ian Fuller at Norwich CID on 101 quoting crime reference 36/26363/20, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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