[18 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Armed Robbery At
robbers threatened a shopkeeper with a gun and hit him on the head
several times as they raided a store in Bulkington.
attacker walked into Weston Lane Stores at 9.40pm and demanded
cash from the till.
hit the storekeeper, Thomas Robinson, aged 49, on the head several
times and escaped with some money.
Robinson received several head wounds and had to be treated for
his injuries in hospital, where he needed stitches.
men then ran off, and are believed to have escaped on foot.
man with the gun, described as a short and stubby weapon with a
silver barrel, is white, of stocky build, and about 35.
was wearing a thick beige woolly jumper, had brown hair and was
accomplice is of stocky build, had a black tight-fitting jacket,
and had a light coloured mask, possibly a ski mask.
have appealed to anyone who saw anything to contact them on 01926