Brave shopper and staff member foil robbery at Cambridgeshire store

A brave member of the public and a shop worker foiled an attempted robbery at the the weekend.

Monday, 13th August 2018, 12:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 3:22 am
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Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempted robbery at a store in Berkley Street, St Neots.

At about 9.35pm on Saturday (August 11) a man entered One Stop and tried to steal a bag of cash from a counter but was restrained by a worker and a member of the public.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and taken to hospital.

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Officers are particularly keen to speak to the member of the public who intervened.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting 35/21807/18 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.