Raunds Express worker slashed in face with knife

A staff member at a Raunds convenience store was slashed by a robber during a struggle.

Friday, 25th October 2019, 5:30 pm
Updated Friday, 25th October 2019, 6:30 pm
The Raunds Express

At around 7.30pm last night (Thursday, October 24) a man entered the Raunds Express shop in Hill Street and demanded the male shop worker hand over money from the till.

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Another male member of staff then confronted the robber, and during a struggle was struck with a knife, causing a small wound to his face which required stitches. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a white man, 6ft, of powerful build. He wore black clothing, a pale baseball cap, a black face covering, black trainers with white markings, and spoke with a local accent.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about it should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 19000570438