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Attempted robbery in Bury St Edmunds convenience store




A man attempted to rob the Spar Store in St Olaves Precinct last night.

The incident was just before 8pm when the man entered the store and demanded staff put money in a bag.

When this demand was not met, he made further demands for alcohol and cigarettes.

The attempted robbery happened last night just before 8pm. (32384430)
The attempted robbery happened last night just before 8pm. (32384430)

The suspect made reference to using a 'blade', but no weapons were brandished or seen during the incident and no one was harmed.

He is described as white, around 5ft 10in, of stocky build. He was wearing a dark-coloured hooded top with the hood up, a black scarf covering his mouth and nose and grey trainers with white soles.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 37/17919/20.

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