Honiton: VIDEO CCTV Of Antiques Robbery

1 April 2014, 05:52 | Updated: 1 April 2014, 06:26

Man police want to urgently trace

CCTV showing the moment a robber grabbed a shop assistant from behind in Honiton has been given to Heart.

It shows the first minute of when the man - who police have yet to identify - bursting into Banwell Antiques on Saturday March 22nd. 

The incident took place as a female staff member, who was working alone, opened up the store at around 9am. 

The woman was grabbed from behind by the suspect before being tied up. 

Although not physically injured she was left very shaken by the incident. She is now being supported by officers and her family. 

Described as a white man, of slim build, unshaven, with short dark hair and is aged between 30 - 50 years. 

He was wearing a blue coat, blue denim jeans, black trainers, beige coloured flat cap and was carrying a blue rucksack and black holdall bag.



Anyone with information should contact Devon and Cornwall direct on 101 quoting police log number 467 of 22nd March or to give anonymous information please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.