23rd Oct, 2016

Cash stolen after armed robbery at town Tesco

Evesham Editorial 9th Dec, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

THREE men made off with cash following an armed robbery at Tesco on Worcester Road in the early hours of Tuesday morning (December 9).

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the raid which took place between 12.35am and 12.40am.

The men entered the store, which is open throughout the night, and used crowbars to force open the tills in the self scan area, placing money in a large holdall before they left the store.

The offenders made off in a silver or grey coloured vehicle which was driven in the direction of the Greenhill and Worcester Road junction.

Det Insp Andy Price, investigating the incident, said: “Thankfully nobody was injured during the incident.

“Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police take such offences very seriously and inquiries are ongoing to bring these offenders to justice and to protect people from harm.

“We are eager to hear from anyone who saw a car of this description in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is also asked to contact 101 immediately, quoting incident 16S of Tuesday 9 December or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org