Staff member stabbed after confronting meat stealer in Northampton
A robber stabbed a Co-op staff member in the arm before stealing meat from the shop in Northampton.
At around 9.30am on Monday, 13 June, a man entered the store in Oulton Rise, Parklands and collected a basket which he filled with a number of meat products.
As he attempted to leave with the goods he was confronted by a member of staff.
Police say he lifted a kitchen knife and threatened her before stabbing her in the arm, causing a “small cut.”
The offender then made off on a push bike in the direction of Spinney Hill with the stolen goods.
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He is described as white, in his early 20s, around 5ft 4ins tall and of medium build.
He was wearing a scarf and black jeans and spoke with a Northampton accent.
Officers have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to trace in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.