Raiders try to steal cash drawer at Northamptonshire fish and chip shop

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Two men tried to steal the cash drawer at a fish and chip shop in Northamptonshire.

The raid happened at the Olympic Fish Bar, Olympic Way, Wellingborough, on Tuesday February 11 between 9pm and 9.35pm. Police released the information earlier today.

A police spokesman said: “Two men entered the shop, jumped over the counter and tried to remove the cash drawer from the till. Two members of staff managed to stop the men getting the cash drawer and, following a struggle, one member of staff was punched in the face. The men then left the shop empty handed.

“One of the men is described as black, about 6ft, with a slim build. He was wearing gloves and had a local accent.

“The second offender is described as white, 5ft 8in, with a slim build and aged in his teens. He was wearing black trousers and a black jacket with a white zip, and had socks covering his hands.”

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, if they prefer to remain anonymous, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.