Thief robs Chinese take away whilst owner’s back is turned and makes off with cash

A THIEF has stolen the takings from a Chinese take away whilst the owner’s back was turned.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a theft that took place at the Chinese takeaway on the High Street in Long Sutton on Saturday night.

At approx 11.30pm, a man entered the shop and ordered food.

A police spokesman said: “Whilst the server’s back was turned, the offender reached over the counter and grabbed the drawer from the till before running from the shop.”

The man is described as a white man, of skinny build, who got into a car parked nearby. The car was possibly a silver coloured Astra.


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Approx �200 was stolen during the burglary.

Anyone with information should contact Spalding Police Station by dialling 101. Report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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