Robber strikes at newsagents

POLICE are hunting a robber who targeted a Felixstowe newsagents while brandishing a metal bar.

The drama unfolded at Underwoods Newsagents in Beach Station Road just after 11pm last night.

The lone robber, who was wearing a hooded top and had his face covered by a scarf, walked into the shop and asked shop staff to put money from the till into a bag.

However, they resisted his demands and he fled empty handed, sparking a major police search for him.

He was tall, white, wearing a white hooded top and tracksuit bottoms. Anyone witnesses or those with information about the incident should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

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