Search For Havant 'Halloween Mask' Robber

28 August 2014, 10:05 | Updated: 28 August 2014, 10:07

Havant attempted robbery Halloween mask

Police in Havant are looking for a man, who tried to rob a shop while wearing a skeleton Halloween mask.

A 34-year-old woman working at Best One at Stone Square, reported that she was threatened by a masked man with a stick shortly after 9.45am on Monday 25 August.

He demanded cash, however nothing was taken and no-one was hurt. He ran from the convenience store when another member of staff came to the woman’s assistance.

The man was last seen heading down a nearby alleyway on a bicycle.
The victim described the man as:

- White.
- Between 5ft 5ins and 5ft 8ins tall.
- Slim build.
- Aged in his late teens or early twenties.
- Wearing a black and grey ‘skeleton’ style mask and a balck and grey tracksuit.
- Carrying a black walking stick.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Ann Keir at Havant police station on 101 quoting 44140307639 or via the website
You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously. Minicom users should call 01962 875000.