Hunt for men involved in armed robbery at Co-op store

Wednesday, 6th February 2019

POLICE are hunting for two men following an armed robbery at the Co-op in New Street, Dordon

The two men entered the store, which is owned by Tamworth Co-operative Society, at around 11.20am and threatened staff with a shotgun and a knife before leaving with cash and cigarettes.

They fled the scene in what officers believe was a silver Peugeot.

One of the men was wearing a blue crash helmet and blue jacket.

The other is described as being white, in his 20s with short brown hear and wearing a black jacket.

One of them was carrying a rucksack.

Detective Inspector Paul Thompson from Warwickshire Police CID said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the staff in the store. We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, who has any dash cam footage from the area at the time of the incident or saw the silver Peugeot in the surrounding area.”

Anyone with information should contact police via 101 quoting incident 132 of 6 February 2019, or alternatively they can pass information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.