Police appeal for information following robbery

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(Last Updated On: January 10, 2020)

Police have appealed for information after a robbery in Plymouth last weekend.

The male suspect, wearing a black balaclava, dark clothing and medical gloves, made off with approximately £900 cash from a Plymouth shop on Sunday 5th January at around 9.55pm.

The suspect was carrying an improvised weapon.

Police have released cctv in the hope of identifying the man.

He described is a white male, around 5ft 10in tall and of large build, with a distinctive gait and walk.

Police have urged anyone with information to come forward and would like to hear from taxi drivers or other motorists who were in the area at the time.

Detective Sergeant Darren Roach said: “This appears to be a well-planned robbery where the offender has made significant efforts to conceal his identity and route to the location.

“I would appeal to anyone recognising his distinctive walk, and voice, to contact police quoting crime reference CR/001477/20 with any relevant information.

“Any motorists using Beaumont Road, Gwyn Road or the surrounding area who may have captured the male on dash camera could provide critical support to this investigation.”

Call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference: CR/001477/20.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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