Werrington: Armed Robbery At Building Society

21 February 2014, 11:17 | Updated: 21 February 2014, 11:23

Detectives have released CCTV images of an armed robbery at a building society in Peterborough.

A man wearing a balaclava ran into the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in Werrington, at just before 5pm on Wednesday, February 5.

He was wearing a grey hooded top, blue jeans, one black glove and one yellow. He ran into the store carrying a knife and a shopping bag before demanding money. 

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A staff member saw the incident on CCTV and triggered the security screens. The man ran off empty-handed.

No-one was injured but staff were left shaken.

Detective Constable Audrey Campbell said: "There were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident and I would urge anyone who witnessed the robbery to get in touch. 

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"I'm also keen to hear from anyone who recognises the man."

Anyone with any information should call DC Campbell at Thorpe Wood Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.