Store manager attempts to stop robbers from snatching cash from till

PUBLISHED: 15:50 19 May 2018 | UPDATED: 18:41 19 May 2018

Police have closed the road. Photo: Archant.

Police have closed the road. Photo: Archant.


A store manager avoided injury when he attempted to stop two robbers from snatching cash from his till.

The incident took place at the Ladbrokes store on London Road in Pakefield, near Lowestoft, on Friday, May 18 at 7.15pm.

Police said two men, aged between 30 and 40, entered the shop with an older man who was referred to as “dad”.

One man then jumped across the shop counter and snatched cash from the till.

A Suffolk police spokesman said: “Offenders attempted to assault the manager of the store, who was uninjured, when he intervened.”

Both men left the shop in the direction of London Road South.

Police are appealing for witnesses and ask that anyone with any information should call Lowestoft CID on 01986 835117 quoting ref 37/27121/18. Alternatively, call 101 or crime stoppers.

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