Witness appeal following aggravated robbery at Avon Drive shop

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Police Appeal witness

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated robbery at a convenience store in Bedford.

The incident took place at the McColl’s store on Avon Drive at approximately 6.20pm on Wednesday (20 January).

A man produced a knife and forced entry behind the counter area and took money from the till.

The suspect is described as a white man, around 30 years old and wearing a blue ‘puffa’ style jacket, grey trousers, black trainers and a pink bandana or hat.

DS Melissa Cunningham, investigating the case, said: “This incident has left the victim and colleagues very shaken and we are keen to catch those responsible.

“We would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at that time and has any information that could help us establish who the offender is.”

If you have any information that could help investigators please use our online reporting tool or call 101 and quote reference number 40/3205/21.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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