Robber wielding 'meat cleaver' targets Cornish newsagent: CCTV

Falmouth Packet: Robber wielding 'meat clever' targets Cornish newsagent Robber wielding 'meat clever' targets Cornish newsagent

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man brandishing a meat cleaver robbed a newsagent in Bude.

The incident occurred at around 2.00pm in the Candy Shop and newsagent located in Belle Vue in Bude.

The offender, a white man entered the shop armed with weapons described as a knife and a meat cleaver and threatened the cashier before stealing the contents of the till.

He then left the premises.

The offender is described as being aged in his 20 to 30’s, approximately 5’ 8” in height, slim build, dark hair, with a thin face and clean shaven.

He was wearing a black puffa jacket, slim cut light coloured trousers, believed to be either cream/grey or pale blue and dark leather footwear .

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have either witnessed the incident or has any knowledge as to the identity of the offender.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting police reference BU/13/886 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-uk.org

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2:25pm Thu 19 Dec 13

Gillian Zella Martin 09 says...

I had a butchers at that CCTV image but it is not very clear.
That wasn't a very nice thing to do particularly during the season of goodwill.
I had a butchers at that CCTV image but it is not very clear. That wasn't a very nice thing to do particularly during the season of goodwill. Gillian Zella Martin 09

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