Thief attempts robbery at Money Shop in Skegness
- 17 June 2013
- From the section Lincolnshire
Staff at a Skegness loan shop were left shaken after an attempted armed robbery.
Armed officers were called to the Money Shop on Lumley Road in the town at about 10:00 BST.
Police said the man made threats to shop staff using a weapon before fleeing empty-handed. No-one was injured.
Lincolnshire Police said it was a standard reaction to send firearms officers to incidents of this nature.
The man is described as white, of slim build and was wearing a black and grey striped top, black jacket and black woolly hat.