Monday, May 21, 2007

Armed raid at petrol station

A gunman threatened a cashier and escaped with cash during a raid at a petrol station.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the alleged armed robbery in Banbury at 5.50pm on Wednesday.

A man entered the BP garage in Swan Close and threatened a woman cashier with a small black gun before stealing £200.

advertisementThe woman was not hurt, but was left shocked and shaken.

Police hope shoppers from nearby Morrison's supermarket and passing motorists may have seen the gunman acting suspiciously outside the garage.

The man is described as white, in his late 20s, skinny and around 5ft 5in wearing a blue hooded top and spoke with a Polish accent.

Anyone with information should contact police on 08458 505505 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

1:37pm Monday 21st