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Enquiries continue after armed robbery at Norwich food store

PUBLISHED: 11:56 18 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:56 18 April 2020

Farm Foods in Westwick Street, Norwich, where there was an armed robbery. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Farm Foods in Westwick Street, Norwich, where there was an armed robbery. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Copyright: Archant 2020

Detectives are continuing to investigate after a Norwich store was held up by a masked man with a handgun.

Police were called at about 8.15pm on April 6 after reports an armed robbery had just taken place at Farm Foods off Westwick Street.

A man armed with a handgun threatened a shop worker while she was closing up.

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He grabbed her round the neck and threatened her, demanding she open the safe and then stole a quantity of cash before he fled.

Armed police were deployed and a search for the suspect was carried out but he was not found.

A police spokesman said enquiries into the incident were still “ongoing”.

The suspect was about 6ft tall, slim, and wore a mask that covered his face. He was dressed in a black coloured hooded jumper with a white pattern or white writing on the front, and dark coloured trousers.

Call police on 101.


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