Man robbed in Gloucester shop on Calton Road
5:28pm Monday 2nd September 2013 in News
POLICE are appealing for information after a man was robbed in a shop in Gloucester and suffered a cut and brusies.
The incident happened at a newsagents in Calton Road between 5.40am and 5.45am on Saturday, August 31.
A staff member was approached from behind by a man who demanded money.
The victim turned around and the offender, who was wearing a yellow mask, struck him on the head and arm with a stick, inflicting a cut and bruises.
Finally the offender left the store empty handed. He approached the shop one more time and then walked away again, heading along Ladysmith Street towards Rosebery Avenue.
The robber is described as a white male, around 17-20 years old, 5ft 10ins tall and of slight build. The mask is described as being made of yellow, thin plastic and covering all the face. The mask may have had a black nose, eyes and downturned mouth.
Any witnesses or anyone else with information should call 101, quoting incident 96 of August 31.