Appeal for information following armed robbery in Paignton

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Police have appealed to the public for help following reports of an armed robbery in Paignton.

The incident at the Londis Store at Shell Riviera Petrol Station, Hollacombe happened at around 9.30pm on Tuesday 17 March 2020.

A man reportedly entered the store in possession of a knife and made threats towards the member of staff.

There was a brief altercation and the victim sustained an injury to his arm requiring medical treatment.

The man then left the store in possession of till tray containing an amount of cash.

The suspect is described as about 5ft 3ins tall, of stocky build and was wearing a blue bobble hat, dark coloured coat and trousers.

He left the garage in the direction of Preston, Paignton.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to check their dashcam footage or CCTV for anything that may assist officers with this investigation.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV footage and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 by phone or 101@dc.police.uk quoting CR/023390/20.

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