Knifemen target Tesco store in Swadlincote


Staff were threatened with knives during a robbery at a store in a Derbyshire town.

Two masked men entered the Tesco Express shop on Hearthcote Road, Swadlincote, at about 2255 BST on Monday.

They stole cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash, a police spokeswoman said.

The men then escaped in a black 4x4 vehicle. There were no reports of anyone being hurt in the incident.

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