Appeal following armed robbery at convenience store in Appleton
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Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Appleton are appealing for information from members of the public.
At approximately 10.20pm on Monday 3 January two men approached two members of staff as they closed the Co-operative on Dudlow Green Road.
The men, armed with a hammer and a large knife, forced them back into the shop and demanded cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene.
Police are appealing for anyone with information or CCTV or dash cam footage to come forward.
Detective Constable Chris Murphy, from Warrington CID, said: “The men, both wearing face coverings, were heavily armed and intent on stealing money and cigarettes from the store.
“While the investigation is ongoing and I am encouraging anyone who has information and has not yet spoken to an officer to get in touch.
“I would also ask residents to check CCTV or dash cam footage between 10pm and 10.30pm on the night the robbery occurred and to contact us if it reveals anything that could assist with the investigation.”
Any information can be provided by contacting Cheshire Constabulary online quoting IML 1070069.
Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.