Shopkeeper confronts man armed with crowbar and hammer during raid at Corby shop

A shopkeeper confronted a man armed with a crowbar and hammer after he tried to force open a till at a shop in Corby.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 11th July 2016, 9:36 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:58 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses to the armed robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses to the armed robbery

The raid happened between 4.30pm and 4.45pm on Friday (July 8) at the Premier Store in Pytchley Court, Corby.

But a police spokesman said the man was confronted by the shopkeeper and was forced to escape on a pedal cycle with a second offender who was acting as a lookout.

He is described as being 5ft 11in with a medium build and he wore a grey jacket and a black woollen hat.

Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.