‘Traumatic’ ordeal for staff as knife-wielding thieves raid supermarket in Stukeley Meadows


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Knife-wielding thieves stole hundreds of pounds from a supermarket in Stukeley Meadows on Christmas Eve.

Police are investigating after two men entered the Tesco Express, in Wertheim Way, at about 9.15pm and demanded cash from the tills.

Detective Constable James Howard said: “The cashier handed over £600 cash and the men ran off in the direction of Lake Way.

“One of the men is described as 5ft 10”, wearing all dark clothing and a black balaclava. The other man was described as 5ft 2” wearing a grey beenie hat, grey track suit bottoms and black hoody with ‘Papa Smurf’ in white writing on the back.

“This was a traumatic event for those who were present in the shop at the time this happened and we would like to hear from anyone with information that may assist us in identifying who was responsible.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and ask for the Huntingdonshire Serious Crime Team. Alternative you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.