Appeal for Witnesses Following Robbery in Guisborough

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Guisborough.

The incident occurred at around 6:30am this morning, Thursday 22nd August, at McColls on Westgate.

A woman was threatened with a knife, however, thankfully she was uninjured. A member of the public managed to detain the suspect until police arrived on scene.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and he remains in custody whilst enquiries are ongoing.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to contact A/DS Robert Sedlatschek on the non-emergency number 101, quoting the event number 143981. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.