Wellingborough: Robbers Jump Over Fish Bar

21 February 2014, 06:00

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at Olympic Fish Bar, Olympic Way, Wellingborough.

The incident happened on Tuesday, 11 February, between 9pm and 9.35pm.

Two men entered the shop, jumped over the counter and tried to remove the cash drawer from the till. Two members of staff managed to stop the men getting the cash drawer and, following a struggle, one member of staff was punched in the face. The men then left the shop empty handed.

One of the men is described as black, about 6ft, with a slim build. He was wearing gloves and had a local accent.

The second offender is described as white, 5ft 8in, with a slim build and aged in his teens. He was wearing black trousers and a black jacket with a white zip, and had socks covering his hands.

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, if they prefer to remain anonymous, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.