06/06/2017 Stockton

Appeal Following Robbery at Stockton Shop

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery whereby a staff member was threatened with a knife in Stockton.

The incident happened at around 7.50pm on Sunday 4th June at Grays Road Wine Lodge in Grangefield, Stockton.

A man entered the store and approached the counter before producing a knife, threatening the woman and demanding cash. He removed a quantity of cash from the till, believed to be between £70 and £95, before leaving the store and turning left on to Grays Road.

The suspect is described as a white male, aged 20-25 years old, around 5ft 6” tall, of medium build with a spotty complexion and wearing a dark coloured tracksuit and white trainers. He had his hood up in an attempt to cover his face.

The staff member was left shaken and upset as a result of the incident.

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information regarding the person responsible is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Dan Cook from Stockton Volume Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.