Armed robbery at Downham Market petrol station

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Detectives have appealed for witnesses after an armed man robbed a petrol station on Tuesday night, October 28.

The incident happened at the BP service station on Stone Cross, Downham, at around 10.30pm.

Police say the robber, who was wearing a balaclava and is believed to have been carrying a crowbar, demanded cash and alcohol when he entered the premises.

He made off with a small quantity of cash and two bottles of alcohol. No one was injured during the robbery.

The man is said to have been wearing a balaclava, a grey top with a red motif on the front, blue jeans with dark and white trainers at the time of the incident.

He was also carrying a dark and light blue rucksack.

Police are asking for anyone who saw someone fitting that description in the Stone Cross area of Downham between 10pm and 11pm on Tuesday to come forward.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Marie Lloyd, of Lynn CID, via the non-emergency 101 number.

Witnesses can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.