22/02/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Attempted Robbery at Devines Newsagents, Grangetown

Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery at Devines Newsagents on Clynes Road in Grangetown.

The incident occurred at 6:20am on Saturday 20th February when a man entered the premises armed with a knife and demanded money from a female member of staff before leaving empty handed.

The male suspect is described as white, 5 ft 7” tall, of slim build, aged in his late teens and wearing a blue hooded top with the hood pulled over his face and light coloured tracksuit bottoms.

Police would like any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident or the identity of the suspect to contact Detective Constable Lindsay Forbes on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org