Armed robbery at Patchway Roundabout opticians

Boots Opticians, Patchway Roundabout (Coniston Road), Patchway, Bristol.

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 now like to speak to a man who is described as white, around 5ft 8inches tall, and of a slim to medium build. He was wearing baggy style clothes, a hooded type jumper that was dark in colour, and a bandanna which had a camouflage pattern on it.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference 113164/12. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (they never ask your name or trace your call).

Related link: Police in Patchway (The Journal)

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