Shop worker threatened with knife

A KNIFE wielding robber threatened staff at a Great Yarmouth store on Saturday.

The man demanded cash during the raid at Crown Stores, Crown Road between 12.45 and 1pm.

After a shop worker refused to hand over cash the thief went behind the counter and stole cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a white and wearing a white hooded jumper with the hood up with a grey and black striped jumper over the top.

In a similar incident a robber pulled a knife on staff at Evans Foodstore in Salisbury Road on Thursday evening.

Anyone with information should contact DC Gavin Rivett at Great Yarmouth CID on 0845 456 4567 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.