Appeal following Northamptonshire robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery on Saturday, April 28.

The incident took place between 2.20am and 3.30am at Crescent off-licence on Wellingborough Road, Northampton.

A man forced entry to the shop through the back of the premises and then stole a quantity of cigarettes from inside. The offender left carrying large bin liners from the yard at the rear of the shop and officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the offender leaving the scene.

The offender is described as around 5ft 10in tall, of medium build and wearing dark clothing. He was also wearing dark gloves and a dark balaclava.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.