Police appeal for witnesses following knifepoint robbery in Torquay

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(Last Updated On: February 20, 2019)

Police have appealed for witnesses following a knifepoint robbery at a Torquay hotel last week.

The incident happened at the Livermead Cliff Hotel in Torbay Road on 14th February.

A man entered the hotel at around 8.45pm and produced a knife to a staff member, demanding money before entering the reception area and carrying out a search. The offender then left the hotel with a quantity of cash.

Police have appealed for witnesses and anyone who may have relevant dash cam footage of the area around the hotel between 8.30pm and 9pm on 14 February.

A man and a woman, both in their 30s and from Torquay, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery. They have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/013846/19.

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