Appeal after attempted robbery in Carlton

Police are investigating an attempted robbery in Carlton.

A man entered Carlton News in Foxhill Road East at around 9pm yesterday (Monday 26 June 2017) carrying an item wrapped in a carrier bag.

He walked up to within the staff counter area, demanding money from the till.

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The shop worker, who was on his own in the store, challenged the offender and he left empty handed but some damage was caused to the stock.

The offender was dressed completely in dark clothing and is described as having a local accent. He fled in the direction of Beck Street.

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Officers are appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything in the area to get in touch on 101 quoting 928 of 26 June.