Shotgun pointed at shopkeeper in terrifying Corby raid

Police are appealing for witnesses to the Little Stanion armed robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses to the Little Stanion armed robbery

An armed robber pointed a double-barrelled shotgun at a shopkeeper to try to force him to hand over his takings

The armed robbers drove to the village shop in Roman Road, Little Stanion, on Tuesday (August 27) on a moped with no number-plates.

Do you know these men?

Do you know these men?

One of the men entered the shop and demanded the shopkeeper empty his till. He was holding what was described as a double-barrelled shotgun.

When the shopkeeper said he couldn't open the till, the robber stole the whole till and took it away with him.

The man who entered the shop was of slim build, wearing black with a black helmet, white shoes, and had a red rucksack on his front. The suspected getaway driver is described as wearing a dark top, grey tracksuit bottoms and wearing a white motorcycle helmet.

The incident happened at about 5.10pm.

Do you know this bike? Police have asked people who may know the identity of the raiders to come forward.

Do you know this bike? Police have asked people who may know the identity of the raiders to come forward.

Police are appealing for witnesses to call them on 101.