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Shop staff threatened in attempted robbery

Dear Resident,


Police are appealing for information after a man threatened shop staff with a broken bottle and demanded money.


The masked man entered the Morrisons Daily Shopper, at the Bretton Centre, in Peterborough, at about 9.55pm on Sunday (12 November).


Brandishing the broken bottle, he approached a female member of staff and demanded money from the till. 


Staff hit the panic button and he ran from the store empty-handed.


The man is described as having tanned/dark skin, dark eyes and about 5’8” tall. As well as a face covering, he was wearing black jogging bottoms with a stripe and a black coat.


DC George Corney said: “This is a concerning incident for the community as well as local businesses.


“Although no-one was hurt, it has understandably left the victims shaken and fearful to return to work. I would urge anyone with information to come forward.”


Anyone with information is urged to report to us online via our online reporting forms, web chat service or by calling 101, quoting 35/84614/23.


Always dial 999 if a crime is in action or someone is in immediate danger.


Kind regards, 



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