December 5, 2019 4.13 pm This story is over 46 months old

Man tries to rob village shop with a hammer

He left empty-handed

Police are investigating a robbery at The Village Store on the corner of Church Lane, Winthorpe and the A52 Roman Bank.

A man, armed with a hammer, entered the store at around 8.57pm on December 3 and demanded money.

He made off from the shop empty handed.

He was armed with a hammer and demanded money

The suspect was wearing a dark blue hooded jumper, black trousers and grey trainers.

He left empty-handed. Police hope he can be traced by his clothing.

Although there are no shots of the man’s face, investigating officers are seeking any information regarding the clothing shown, face mask and hammer.

Call 101, quoting ref 420 of December 3, if you have any information or recognise the man.