CCTV images released after knifepoint robbery

Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police investigating a knifepoint robbery in Gloucester last night have released CCTV images in the hope of identifying the offender.

It happened at McColl's newsagent in Askwith Road.

A man entered the shop, threatened staff with a knife and made off with cash and cigarettes which he put in a black holdall.

No one was injured, but staff members were very shaken.


  • white
  • male
  • mid-twenties
  • 5ft 10ins tall
  • wearing a dark coat with the hood up, and a black face covering

Anyone with information is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101.