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Police investigate attempted armed robbery in Carlton

July 12, 2017
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Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Carlton.

A male offender entered a travel agents on Carlton Hill with a weapon before reportedly demanding money. He assaulted the shop owner who challenged him and managed to get him out of the shop.

Nothing was taken in the incident which happened at about 3.10pm today (Wednesday 12 July 2017).

The shop owner was taken to hospital for treatment to a head injury.

The suspect is described as white, about 27 years old, around 5ft 7ins tall and of medium to slight build. He has dark hair which was slightly wavy or curly and about 2ins long.

When he entered the shop he was wearing a grey cap with a logo on the front, a dark top and trousers and a yellow high visibility waistcoat.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 491 of today (Wednesday 12 July 2017).

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101 is the number to call when you need to contact Nottinghamshire Police and it’s less urgent than a 999 call. Calls cost 15p, no matter how long the call lasts.

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