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Police appeal for information after robbery at Halstead newsagents

PUBLISHED: 17:02 04 June 2018

Police have charged Menzies with four counts of breaching a non-molestation order Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police have charged Menzies with four counts of breaching a non-molestation order Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


Two men entered Piccadilly Sweet Shop in Trinity Street at 1pm today, Monday, June 4.

One of the men went to the counter to pay for a drink.

When the cashier opened the till, he reached over to take money out and the second man went around the side of the counter and pushed her.

She was unhurt but left shaken and a three figure sum of cash was stolen.

Both suspects were described as white and aged in their mid 20s to early 30s.

One of the men wore a cream baseball cap, black hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms with white stripes down the side.

The second wore a black hooded top, black baseball cap and light blue jeans.

Those with any information are asked to contact Braintree CID on 101 quoting incident 475 of June 4.

Alternatively, you can contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at

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