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Clacton: Man brandishes knife as three-figure sum is stolen from shop

Police are investigating after an armed robbery

Police are investigating after an armed robbery

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A ROBBER armed with a knife made off with a three-figure sum of cash from a convenience store.

The man entered the One Stop store in St John’s Road, Clacton, brandishing a kitchen knife and demanding money last night at around 5pm.

He made off with a three-figure sum.

The man was white, aged 17 to 20, around 5ft 10ins tall and was wearing a grey hooded jacket, dark trousers and dark shoes as well as a dark-coloured scarf around his face.

He used a plastic carrier bag to carry the stolen money.

No-one was injured in the armed robbery.

Anyone with information is should call Dc Derek Lee at Clacton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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