Man wanted after Wellingborough shop worker threatened with knife

CCTV images have been released that show a man wanted in connection with a vicious robbery in Wellingborough.

Friday, 19th August 2016, 3:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:09 pm
This is the man police want to interview in connection with the Co-op robbery

Police officers want to trace the man in connection with the incident that happened at the Co-op store on Farm Road, Wellingborough.

An offender made off with cash after pointing a knife at a staff member and forcing her to empty a till.

At around 10.20pm on Monday, 15 August, the offender approached the staff member, who was standing outside the shop.

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Another view of the man who police want to speak to

He pulled out a knife, pointed it towards her and instructed her to go into the store and empty the till.

The offender then made off with the cash and some scratch cards in a bag, in the direction of Bacon Road, Wellingborough.

Detectives are looking to trace the man pictured in the images wearing a red, hooded top.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Another view of the man who police want to speak to