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Police are appealing for information after a Yeovil supermarket was robbed at knifepoint.
The incident happened at Tesco Express in The Forum on Monday afternoon.
Officers say a 20-year-old woman was working as a lone cashier on the tills when a man joined the queue and began letting others in front of him.
When he got to the till, he threatened the employee with a knife, demanding money before making off with a quantity of tobacco.
The man is described as white with dark facial hair, about 40, of slim build and about 5'8".
He spoke quietly and was wearing a black beanie hat, green olive coloured coat, black top and jeans.
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Yeovil District Hospital is warning non-essential visitors to keep away as staff try to contain an outbreak of norovirus (the winter vomiting bug) which is affecting several wards.
Outpatient clinics are still running though, and the hospital is advising patients to attend their appointments as normal.
According to the hospital, essential visits include those to:
- Inpatient children
- Patients in critical care
- Patients receiving end-of-life care
- Patients with complex needs, like dementia, whose care and wellbeing you are supporting
All other visitors to wards are asked to postpone or cancel. The hospital is also restricting the numbers of visitors per patient.
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