Officers are investigating an attempted armed robbery on Clayhall Road in Gosport on Monday, June 20.
Shortly after 5:15pm a man who had his face covered walked into Gina’s corner shop and placed a knife and a bag onto the counter. He demanded cash, but was refused and was prevented from getting behind the counter by a 71 year-old woman who was not hurt. The man then left and rode off on a blue and white bicycle.
The victim described the man as:
• 5ft 6ins tall.
• He was wearing a black wool balaclava, a large hooded navy jacket, and black tracksuit bottoms.
• He was carrying a lime green bag which had a pull cord top.
If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area please call DC Dave Sheppard at Fratton Police Station on 101 or contact us via the websitehttp://www.hampshire.police.uk/…/o…/message-for-officer.html
You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.