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Police hunt armed robber in Willaston

Staff threatened at knifepoint

Police are hunting a robber who held up a newsagent in Willaston at knifepoint.

The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Saturday at the Spar shop on Snaefell Road when the man threatened two members of staff.

Officers say the man, who was masked, fled on foot after taking around £500.

He’s described as six feet tall, chubby, wearing a dark body warmer, long sleeve top and grey or blue jogging bottoms.

If you have any information about the incident you can contact police on 631212 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.


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