Man intimidated staff member and demanded cash in Selston service station robbery

A man stole cash from a service station in Selston yesterday after demanding a staff member hand over bank notes from a till.

Monday, 23rd August 2021, 3:41 pm

The incident is believed to have taken place at Total Service Station in Nottingham Road, Selston, at around 8.45pm last night.

It was reported that a man walked up to the counter and intimidated a staff member into giving him money. It is believed that a quantity of cash was stolen.

No one is reported to have been injured in the incident and detectives are now appealing for anyone with any information to come forward as soon as possible.

The incident took place at the Total Service Station in Nottingham Road.

The suspect is described as white, around 30 years old, 5 foot 8 inches tall and of skinny build. He was reported to be wearing a blue / green hoody with dark coloured tracksuit bottoms.

He was also believed to be carrying a carrier bag that had blue handles that fastened together with Velcro in the middle and green leaves on it with a black background.

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Detective Sergeant David Prest, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This incident has left the victim incredibly shaken and we will be thoroughly investigating this report with the view of taking action against whoever is responsible.

“Robbery is not only financially harmful for business but it also can have a long-lasting psychological impact on people involved.

“It is totally unacceptable that someone would do this and I would appeal for anyone who has any information on what happened to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“Any information you have, no matter how insignificant a detail you think it may be, could help us find who did this.”

Anyone who witnessed something should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 748 of August 22, 2021.