Armed robbery at the Co-Op Store on Ffordd Elan in Rhyl

Ffordd Elan, Rhyl

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at the Co-Op Store on Ffordd Elan in Rhyl and the second in a space of 10 days in the area.

The robbery happened at around 10.25pm yesterday, Thursday 21stNovember, when a man entered the shop and threatened the staff with a weapon before making off on foot with a quantity of cash.

The man is described as being approximately 6 feet tall and of medium build. He was wearing a grey hoodie, dark trousers and a black face covering.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of the store and saw a man acting suspiciously at the time, or who may have been driving past the location with a dashcam on board to contact police.

Detective Inspector Elfyn Hughes said: “This was an upsetting incident for those in the shop but thankfully no-one was injured. Our enquiries are ongoing and we are keen to hear from anyone who believes they have any information which may be relevant to the investigation.”

Anyone who may have any information relating to this incident, or who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area is urged to contact St Asaph CID on 101 or use the live webchat https://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/live-chat-support quoting reference X168988

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