Man pushed Northampton Tesco employee into store room and stole three large bags of cigarettes at East Hunsbury

Tesco Express in Butts Road, East Hunsbury
Tesco Express in Butts Road, East Hunsbury
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A man stole three large bags full of cigarettes during a robbery at a Tesco Express store in Northampton.

The man went into the shop in Butts Road in East Hunsbury at around 5pm yesterday (Thursday) and pushed a staff member into a store room.

The man, who had the hood of his jumper up, then stole three large bags full of cigarettes.

He was a white man, of slim build, around 5ft 10in, with dark coloured hair and was wearing a dark hooded top, a black bomber jacket and lighter coloured trousers.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.