Armed robber strikes at Dewsbury shop

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AN ARMED robber stole £200 in cash from a store in Dewsbury after approaching the shopkeeper with a knife.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident at the Adams Convenience Store on Moor Lane at 11.20am, on Tuesday, September 23.

The man demanded money from the till and took £200 before walking calmly out of the shop and heading towards Heckmondwike Road.

He is described as a white male, around 40 years old, 5ft 3ins tall, with a medium to stocky build.

He had a stubbly beard and was wearing a light blue, hooded top with black woollen gloves.

The hood of the top was pulled up to partially cover his face.

Detective Constable Andy Clayton, of Huddersfield CID, said: “This man threatened and intimidated the victim of this robbery and we are keen to trace his whereabouts as soon as possible.”

He added: “If anyone has any information about this incident or saw this man in the area at the time of the offence, please can they contact Huddersfield CID on 101.”

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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