Long Eaton shop staff threatened by armed robber


Staff at a Derbyshire store have been threatened during an armed robbery.

The offender went into the Co-op on College Street, Long Eaton, at 0710 BST holding what appeared to be a gun.

He was described as black, about 6ft (1.83m) tall, in his 30s, wearing an orange jacket and of stocky build. He fled on foot after taking cash.

No one was hurt in the incident. Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the offence or has any information to get in touch.

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