Police launch investigation after man brandished kitchen knife during robbery in Cheltenham off-licence – Gloucestershire Live
Police have launched an investigation after a man threatened a staff member with a knife during a robbery in Cheltenham.
The incident occurred in Bargain Booze on Tewkesbury Road at about 10.30am yesterday, Monday May 6.
A man walked into the shop carrying what appeared to be a kitchen knife, before going behind the counter and stealing cash from the till and around 200 packets of cigarettes before leaving and turning left out of the shop.
The man is described as being white, 5ft 10ins and of medium build and was seen to be wearing camel coloured trousers, a faded green jacket or raincoat and a scarf covering his face.
He was also seen to be carrying a white carrier bag as he left the shop.
Nobody suffered any physical injuries during the incident.
Officers have carried out house to house enquiries in the area but would like to hear from anyone who was nearby and may have seen the man or have information which may help with enquiries.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 133 of May 6.