Police in Cumbria are appealing for public information as they investigate a knifepoint robbery in Kendal.
The robbery took place at the Lound Road Garage in the town on Saturday at 5pm. A staff member at the garage was threatened with a knife, and the robber made off with up to £500.
Police are looking for clothing that may have belonged to the robber, and are also asking for any witnesses to contact them.
A 43-year-old Kendal man has been arrested in connection with the robbery.
Detective Inspector Dave Stalker has appealed to people that may have information.
Police are searching for clothing as they investigate a knifepoint robbery in Kendal.
They've asked members of the public to contact them if certain items of clothing are discovered.
A 43-year-old man from Kendal has been arrested in connection with the robbery at Lound Road garage on Saturday afternoon, when a staff member was threatened with a knife
Detective Inspector Dave Stalker explains what they are looking for.
A 43-year-old man from Kendal has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery at the garage on Lound Road.
A male offender took off with up to £500 in cash after threatening a staff member with a knife at 5pm on Saturday 17th November. No one was injured.
The offender has been described as a white male, of medium-to-stocky build with dark blonde hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a dark Adidas top with white stripes down the sleeves, a camouflage gillet, a green balaclava with larges holes for the mouth and eyes, blue jeans and dark shoes.
Police ask people if they have seen any of these items of clothing to get in touch.
A staff member at a garage in Kendal has been threatened and robbed at knifepoint.
It happened at around 5pm yesterday (Saturday 17 January) at the garage on Lound Road in the town.
A man entered the garage and threatened a staff member with a knife demanding cash from the till. He stole between £400 and £500. No-one was injured.
Witnesses can contact Cumbria Police by calling 101.
A knife-wielding robber terrified staff at a shop in Carlisle on Tuesday evening.
At around 10pm the man threatened staff at Spar, on Lamb Street. He was given money from the till and then fled onto Scalegate Road.
He is described as white, 5ft 8” tall with a slim build. He is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old and had grey stubble.
Cumbria Police are appealing for information:
A Hawick man has made a second court appearance in connection with a robbery at a Galashiels post office.
David Connolly, 30, is charged with assault to injury and robbery.
It follows an incident at the Gala Park Post Office in Balmoral Place, Galashiels, on Tuesday 2nd September when almost £3,000 was stolen.
Connolly made no plea or declaration during a private hearing at Selkirk Sheriff Court and was fully committed for trial.
He was remanded in custody until the next court date which still has to be confirmed.
Two men have appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court on a charge of robbing two women at knifepoint at a shop in the town.
35-year-old Gregg Newlands and 24-year-old William Trainor are accused of demanding money and robbing them of £673.
The incident is alleged to happened at Lochfield Stores in January. The case has been continued for a week.
Police have arrested two 16-year-old boys on suspicion of robbery, after a blind woman was robbed in Carlisle.
The woman in her 40's, who is registered blind, had her handbag stolen as she walked down Petteril Street with her carer at around 2pm on 7th May.
The teenagers, both from Carlisle, have been bailed until 26th May while police continue with their enquires.
Cumbria Police are continuing to investigate a robbery in Appleby, where a 61-year-old man was tied up and threatened.
Police were called to Station Road, at around 8.45pm last Friday (November 23rd).
The victim, a scrap metal dealer, was attacked by three men dressed in balaclavas and dark clothing, who entered the house wielding what’s described as baseball bats.
The man was tied up and assaulted but managed to escape and raise the alarm.
Detectives are investigating a robbery in Appleby. A 61 year old man was tied up and threatened.
The robbery happened on Friday 23rd November at 8:45 pm at a house in Station Road, Appleby.
Andy Burn has the full report: