Co-op staff shaken after knife-wielding robbers strike - The Rugby Observer

Co-op staff shaken after knife-wielding robbers strike

ROBBERS threatened staff at knife point when they struck at the Co-Op store in Scholars Drive, Cawston on Saturday.

Three men walked into the shop at around 10.15pm on Saturday (January 20), threatened the staff and stole a large amount of cash.

The members of staff were not physically injured but were very shaken by the incident.

The three offenders are described as wearing dark clothing and face coverings.

They drove off in a blue Fiesta ST with partial registration LC66, which was later found abandoned in Charles Lakin Close, Barnacle.

Officers have been making enquiries and are studying CCTV footage.

Detective Constable Adam James of Warwickshire Police said: “Nobody was seriously injured in the robbery but this will have been understandably very upsetting for the staff and customers that were present and we will be offering them support.

“We are appealing for any information from the public, no matter how insignificant as even the smallest detail can be key.

“Therefore we would ask anyone who was in the area that saw the incident or sighted a vehicle matching the description, or if you heard or saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident, to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously via or on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 390 of January 20.


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