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Man tries to ride motorcycle into shop during attempted robbery

Man captured on camera trying to ride into shop Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A would-be robber tried to ride his motorcycle into a shop during an attempted raid on a Co-op shop in Northamptonshire.

The man man riding a silver BMW motorbike mounted the pavement and tried to enter the shop in Duston at about 10.20am on Thursday, April 27.

A shop staff member was in the doorway which prevented the offender from entering the shop. He threatened the shop worker and demanded money, however this was refused and he drove off.

The offender was white, aged under 30, very slim and he wore a blue tracksuit top, blue jeans and trainers. He also wore motorcycle gloves and a black, blue and white helmet.

Police want to hear from any witnesses.