Man robbed store with imitation gun inside plastic bag - appeal

Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire Police

A man who robbed a convenience store with an imitation gun in a plastic bag is being hunted by police.

The man walked into the store at the junction of Hard Lane and Station Road in the Kiveton Park area of Rotherham at about 8.30pm on February 2, before threatening the shopkeeper with an imitation gun hidden inside a plastic bag.

The man, who was wearing dark clothing and had his face covered, is said to have left the shop on foot and has taken a quantity of cash.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area.

Can you help? Did you witness the incident? Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 1158 of 2 February 2016.