Axe-wielding robbers steal cigarettes and the till from corner shop

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Axe-wielding robbers threatened a shopkeeper before stealing cigarettes and the till from a convenience store in Heanor.

The robbery, which happened at around 6pm on Tuesday, January 9, happened at Langley Stores on Breach Road.

Police would now like to speak to the man in the pictures in connection with the robbery to assist them with their enquiries.

Derbyshire Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a robbery

Derbyshire Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a robbery

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: "Two men entered Langley Stores, they threatened the shopkeeper with an axe before stealing cigarettes and the till from the counter which contained cash.

"The men were both white - one was stockier than the other. Both were wearing distinctive blue tracksuits with the hoods pulled around their faces and one of the men wore gloves."

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Anyone with information should contact DC Anne-Marie Pilkington on 101 quoting reference number 18*13836.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or send DC Pilkington a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of Derbyshire Police's website.

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