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Robbery in Wiggington

Robbery in Wiggington

4:15pm 15th March 2010

A snatch-and-grab robbery in Wiggington, as a man runs off with cash from a shop.

Detectives say it happened on Sunday night just after 9pm at Wigginton Village Stores.

No one was threatened or injured in the incident - but a shop employee was push and left shaken.  

The suspect ran off towards Haxby.

He's described as white, around 6ft tall with blond hair. He was wearing brown suede trainers, dark blue jeans, a grey fleece-type jacket with a camouflage hoodie underneath and a beanie hat with a green and blue diamond pattern.

Detective Sergeant Clive Rich, of York CID said "I believe that the offender may be from the local area and would urge anyone who can help identify him or help the investigation should get in touch immediately.”   

Witnesses or anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact DS Clive Rich or DC Sarah Bullock of York CID on 0845 6060247 quoting reference number 12100039973.  Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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