Video of attempted robbery released by Warwickshire Police

Police investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Heart of England Co-op in Rugby shortly after 7:30pm last Wednesday night (March 6), have now released a video of the incident in the hope of catching the offender.

The video shows the hooded assailant use a weapon wrapped in a plastic bag to jab a female staff member in the face, causing injuries to her left eye which needed hospital treatment.

He then left the store empty handed.

The offender is described as a white male with a scarf covering the lower part of his face. He is thought to be in his 20s, about 5'8 to 5' 10" tall and slim build.

The video can be viewed here