Haverhill: Armed Robbery at Newsagent

1 December 2011, 10:56 | Updated: 1 December 2011, 10:58

Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery at a newsagent on Primrose Hill Haverhill in Suffolk.

A man holding a knife entered the shop just before 6am this morning. The man demanded money from staff and a small amount of cash was handed over. He then left the shop and ran in the direction of Cleves Road.

The man is described around 5ft 8ins, with a black scarf around his face, a black Adidas hooded top with three red stripes on the sleeves from the shoulders to the cuffs. He was also wearing a grey hooded top underneath this with a black and white pattern on it, black tracksuit bottoms and red socks tucked into black trainers.

Officers including a dog unit have been searching the area but are also appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time to get in contact.

If you have any information in relation to this incident please call Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.