Robber threatens shop staff with kitchen knife

Thieves are targeting vans in Rotherham
Thieves are targeting vans in Rotherham

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at an Eastwood convenience store in which a thief threatened staff with a kitchen knife.

The incident happened at the McColls store at The Island, at around 9pm last night, Friday September 11.

The masked man entered the store with the knife and demanded money from two female members of staff.

The man is described as white, aged in his mid-to-late twenties and around 6ft tall.

He was wearing black trainers, black gloves and a black tracksuit which has grey stripes running up its legs, arms and over its hood.

The man fled the scene on foot in the direction of Plumptre Way, leaving two members of staff and one customer shaken but otherwise unharmed.

Anyone with information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 845 of September 11.