Woman shot in face during Epsom shop robbery
- 7 February 2014
- From the section Surrey
A shop assistant has been shot in the face with an airgun during a robbery at a Surrey convenience store.
The robber entered the Vetrys store in East Street, Epsom carrying the weapon at about 20:45 GMT on Thursday.
Several shots were fired and the 30-year-old shop assistant was hit twice in the face. She was taken to hospital in London for treatment.
A 17-year-old boy was later arrested on suspicion of robbery and remains in police custody.
A till drawer taken during the robbery was found nearby a short time after the attack.