Armed robbery CCTV appeal in Earith as man threatens shop worker with hammer

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police - Credit: Archant

A man armed with a hammer threatened a member of staff at a shop in Earith before taking off with two small bottles of alcohol.

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police - Credit: Archant

Officers have released CCTV images of the moment the raid took place at Bridge End Stores in High Street at about 8.40pm on Wednesday (August 8).

The man fled the scene in a silver or white Vauxhall Astra.

DI Dave Savill said: “I am appealing for witnesses who might have seen anything suspicious at the time or who recognises the man pictured to contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting CC-08082018-0508 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report.

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police

The moment a man threatens shop worker with hammer in Earith armed robbery. Photo: Cambs Police - Credit: Archant

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


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