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Man in skeleton mask threatens cashier with walking stick

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A CASHIER was threatened by a man wearing a skeleton-style mask who stormed into a convenience store.

The man, who was wearing a skeleton-style mask, threatened the 34-year-old woman working at Best One, in Stone Square, Leigh Park, with a walking stick.

He demanded cash, but ran from the convenience store when another member of staff came to the cashier’s assistance.

Nothing was taken and no-one was hurt.

Police have now released CCTV footage of the suspect following the attempted robbery at around 9.45am on Monday.

The man was last seen heading down a nearby alleyway on a bicycle.

He was described as white, between 5ft 5in and 5ft 8in tall, of slim build, and in his late teens or early 20s.

He was wearing a black and grey skeleton-style mask and a black and grey tracksuit.

He also carried a black walking stick.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hampshire Police on 101, quoting 44140307639, or via the website

Information can also be given by calling the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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