Appeal following robbery in Shavington Date published: 22nd February 2017 3.45pm

Officers are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Shavington.

At 5.30am on Wednesday 22 February, two men arrived at the Co-op Store on Rope Lane Shavington, in what is believed to have been a red car. The men, who were both wearing balaclavas, then entered the store via the rear entrance and once inside they threatened members of staff with what are believed to have been crowbars.

They then stole a large quantity of cigarettes along with a quantity cash from the safe, before leaving the store and fleeing the scene in a black Kia Sorrento, which they stole from a member of staff.

The first offender is described as a white man, approximately 6ft tall, with light blue/green eyes. There is currently no description of the second offender.

Detective Sergeant Duncan Gouck from Crewe LPU said: “We are currently following a number of lines of enquiry in relation to this incident, including CCTV analysis, forensics and speaking to local residents.

“As part of the investigation I’d like to speak to anyone who was in the Rope Lane area at the time of the incident and believes that they may have seen anything suspicious.

“I urge anyone with any information to contact the team at Crewe on 101 quoting incident number 106 of 22 February 2017.”

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.