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Attempted Robbery - Exmouth - CR-023531-19

Alert message sent 19/03/2019 13:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police


Police release images of suspect

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Exmouth.

The incident took place at around 7:15pm on Saturday 16 March when man has entered Rivermead Stores, Rivermead Avenue, Exmouth. 

The suspect approached staff and demanded tobacco and cash whilst brandishing a knife in each hand.

Staff were able to secure themselves in a security room locking the doors and the offender left empty handed.

The suspect is described as wearing a black jacket with a fur trimmed hood that was up and a black scarf covering around his face. He was also wearing grey tracksuit bottoms with a distinctive white mark/stain on the left leg and black trainers. 

He was wearing a red glove on his left hand and a black glove on his right hand.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who can assist with the investigation.

Any information please contact 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/023531/19

to view the image please see the Devon and Cornwall police website:
https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/News/NewsArticle.aspx?id=39e9275e-9eba-4e9c-bbf8-77d446082cf9

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Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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