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Man 'made threats with bladed weapon' and fled with hundreds of pounds from village shop

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Man 'made threats with bladed weapon' and fled with hundreds of pounds from village shop

Lincolnshire

Date of alert:

Tuesday, 7 March 2023

Crime Ref:

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Lincolnshire Police

Police are investigating reports of a robbery after a man allegedly made threats with a bladed weapon and fled with a large sum of cash from a village shop near Gainsborough. An attempted robbery is also being investigated, which police are considering to be linked to the robbery, where a man reportedly made threats with a household tool and demanded money from another nearby village shop, but was unsuccessful.

The robbery was reported to have taken place at around 6.50pm on Friday, March 3 at Blyton General Store on High Street, Blyton. A man allegedly demanded money from the till and is reported to have stolen several hundred pounds, carrying a dark shopping bag, before fleeing the scene.

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Man 'made threats with bladed weapon' and fled with hundreds of pounds from village shop
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