Search

Masked raiders steal cash in ‘terrifying’ shop robbery

PUBLISHED: 19:57 11 February 2018 | UPDATED: 08:21 12 February 2018

Elm village stores. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Elm village stores. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Archant

Masked robbers stole cash after threatening staff in a “terrifying” raid at a village shop.

At about 4.30pm on Thursday, February 8, two men entered the Elm Village Store, in Birches Grove, with their faces covered and threatened staff.

They demanded money and cigarettes from the store near Wisbech, before leaving with a quantity of cash.

One of the men is described as roughly 6ft 1in and the other 5ft 5in.

Detective Constable Marc Bates said: “This was a terrifying experience for the staff at the store. Thankfully nobody was hurt.

“I’d appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time or witnessed anything suspicious to contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Cambrideshire police on 101, quoting CF0075480218

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press