Peterborough: Man Held Up At Knifepoint

13 August 2013, 10:14 | Updated: 13 August 2013, 10:16

A man's been held up at knifepoint at a shop in Peterborough.

The offender walked into JJ News in Everdon Way, Westwood, at 3.25pm on Sunday (August 11) with his face covered and threatened a member of staff with a knife.

He stole cash from the till then made off towards Flore Close and Dingley Court.

He was wearing a white hooded top, baseball cap and dark tracksuit bottoms.

Detective Sergeant Sarah Smith said: "This was a very distressing incident for the member of staff who was left shaken.

"I would urge anyone with any information as to who is responsible to call police."

Anyone with any information should call DS Smith on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.