Norwich: Armed Robbery at Off-Licence

28 March 2012, 12:24

Police in Norwich are looking for a man who robbed an off-licence with what's thought to be a gun.

It happened at around 8:30pm on Tuesday, March 27th when a man entered the Grasshopper off licence on King Street and demanded money.

 The offender brandished an item, wrapped in cloth, that the victim believed to be a handgun.

He then made off on foot with a quantity of money. He left the store and turned right onto King Street before heading up an alleyway towards Rouen Road.

The man is described as dressed all in black and wearing a black balaclava.

The shop keeper was unharmed but left shaken by the incident.

Detective Sergeant Tom Smith, Norwich CID, would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has information concerning it. Contact DS Smith on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.