Man With Knife Holds up Co-op

Police in Luton are hunting a robber who held up a Co-op store on Wednesday night at knifepoint.

He threatened the cashier at the store in Birdsfoot Lane, Luton at approximately 9.20pm, forcing him to open the till.

The robber took a large amount of cash and left.

He is described as a white man in his 40's with an athletic build, approximately 6' tall, wearing a distinctive camouflage jacket.

PC Sophie McGrath, is keen to trace any who can help identify the offender.

She said: "This crime happened during the evening in a busy area of the town so it is possible that members of the public may have seen this man arriving or leaving the store. I would appeal to these people or anyone who can help identify this man from the description given to come forward and speak to the police, in confidence."

Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact PC McGrath at Luton Police Station, on 01582 394331, or text information to 07786 200011, or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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