Oulton Broad: CCTV images released of suspected armed robber

POLICE are hunting a suspect wanted on suspicion of armed robbery at a shop in Oulton Broad over the weekend.

Officers have released CCTV images of the man they want to trace in connection with the attempted robbery at the Spar shop in Hall Road at around 8.15pm on Saturday night.

The male is thought to be in his mid-teens to early 20s, white, around 5ft 7ins and of a slim to medium build, wearing a grey hooded top, grey bottoms, black and white trainers and carrying a black rucksack-style bag. He also had a scarf partially over his face.

He entered the shop, threatened the man behind the counter with a crowbar and demanded he hand over cash.

The staff member refused and chased the man out of the shop.

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Nothing was stolen and no one was hurt in the incident.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or who recognises the offender can call Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300.

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