Police release CCTV following armed robbery in Neston Date published: 2nd February 2017 12.59pm

Detectives have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery in Neston.

On Tuesday 24 January at 4:55pm, two men entered Drake Stores on Drake Road.

Once inside the store the men approached and threatened a member of staff with a knife, demanding cash from the till.

One of the men grabbed the till and stole a quantity of cash and cigarettes from behind the counter, placing them into a plastic bag before fleeing the scene.

One of the men is described as around 5’11” tall, of slim build and wearing a ‘Scream’ mask. The other man is described as black around 5’ 8” tall and of stocky build.

Detective Sergeant Rob Grantham said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Drake Road area at the time the incident took place and believes they may have seen the two men or anyone acting suspiciously in the area.

“We are currently following a number of lines of enquiry and anyone with any information is urged to contact Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident number 670 of 24 January.”
Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.