Police helicopter called to help search for knife-wielding robber who targeted Peterborough convenience store

PUBLISHED: 11:57 10 October 2014 | UPDATED: 11:58 10 October 2014

The police helicopter was involved in the search for the knife-wielding robber.

The police helicopter was involved in the search for the knife-wielding robber.

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Police are hunting for an armed robber who targeted a convenience store last night.

A man, wielding a knife and with his face covered, entered the Co-op store in Southfields Drive, Stanground, Peterborough, at 9.55pm.

He demanded the member of staff hand over cash and made off with scratchcards and a small amount of money.

A police spokesman said: “Officers attended and carried out an area search assisted by the helicopter.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

CONTACT: Police on 101.


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