Wellingborough store robbed by man who couldn’t hold his drink

The incident took place at the Co-Op store in Olympic Way in the Queensway yesterday (Thursday) at about 4.45.
The incident took place at the Co-Op store in Olympic Way in the Queensway yesterday (Thursday) at about 4.45.

A man stole from a Wellingborough shop before dropping bottles and smashing glass as he fled.

The incident took place at the Co-Op store in Olympic Way in the Queensway yesterday (Thursday) at about 4.45pm.

The man stole bottles – although a police spokesman was unable to confirm whether it was wine or spirits – before successfully making off from the shop.

As he fled he dropped some of the bottles, causing glass to smash.

The store was then closed for a short period.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.