BREAKING NEWS: Armed robbery at Tesco store

NEAABE110722a1, Tesco express Nottingham road eastwood, police incident.
NEAABE110722a1, Tesco express Nottingham road eastwood, police incident.

POLICE are hunting armed robbers who shot a security guard in the leg outside Tesco Express, on Nottingham Road this afternoon.

The injured man has been taken to hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The suspects fled empty-handed, getting into a black Audi which was last seen driving towards Ikea at Giltbrook.

Anyone with any information can contact Notts Police on 0300 300 9999 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A Tesco spokesperson said: “I can confirm there was an incident at our Eastwood Express store in which a courier was injured.

“We are co-operating with the police. Our thoughts and best wishes are with the courier.”