Man fined after threatening staff at Co-op in Dereham

Police are appealing for infortmation. Picture: Archant library

Police are appealing for infortmation. Picture: Archant library - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man who threatened staff at a Dereham supermarket after attempting to steal two joints of pork has been fined by police.

The man, in his 30s, was approached by staff at the Co-op in Market Place after trying to leave without paying.

He threatened staff after they called police, at 1.50pm on Monday.

The man was given an £80 fixed penalty notice, as this was a first offence.

Elsewhere, a woman in 30s was robbed after being approached by man in Dereham.


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The man demanded money and the victim handed over an envelope of cash. It happened at around 9am on June 28 in Masefield Mews.

The man is white, around 6ft 1ins, thin, with dark facial hair and wore dark baggy jeans, a dark coloured top with the hood up and dark coloured trainers. Anyone with information should contact T/DC Alex Gilmour on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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