Shop staff threatened with violence after a man stole a bottle of gin at Northampton retail park

Police have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 3:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 3:52 pm

Staff at a store in Sixfields Retail Park in Northampton were threatened with violence after a man took a bottle of gin and left without paying.

The robbery took place at the M&S Simply Food store between 6.20pm and 6.35pm on Monday, April 5.

Police officers have released a CCTV image of a man, who they believe may have information about the robbery.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with the robbery.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: "Officers investigating the incident believe this man may be able to assist with their enquiries and are appealing for him or anyone who may recognise him, to get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 21000187014 or, alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.