Armed robbery at Patchway Roundabout opticians

Police are appealing to the public for witnesses and information following an armed robbery in Patchway this afternoon (Wednesday 17th October). At around 1:50pm a man entered Boots the Opticians (formerly Dolland & Aitchison) on Coniston Road and threatened staff with a bladed instrument whilst demanding money. The man made off with cash from the store. Officers investigating this incident would

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Appeal for witnesses after attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after an attempted robbery in Patchway. The incident occurred on Sunday 13th November 2011 at around 1:20pm. The 18-year-old female victim was walking along a footpath from Coniston Road towards Gorse Covert. She was approached by two men. The first man grabbed her shoulder bag and attempted to pull it away, but was

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