June 5, 2020 4.49 pm This story is over 48 months old

Second man wanted over Louth axe robbery

A second suspect in the axe robbery case

By Local Democracy Reporter

Police are looking for a second man involved in an axe robbery at Newmarket in Louth.

On Sunday, May 31, a man attempted to rob the Premier Express store in Newmarket, Louth while wielding an axe, before leaving empty-handed in a red Fiat Punto.

Gary Cartwright, 44, of Northgate, was arrested and charged after police investigations, but police are now looking for a second suspect.

40 year-old Steven Derek Lea is wanted by police in connection to the attempted robbery, as he is suspected to be the other man in the car that fled the scene.

If you know Steven’s whereabouts, contact police by calling 101, quoting reference number 101 of May 31.

You can also email police at [email protected], using the same incident reference in the subject box.