Carlton shop worker threatened by masked men with machete during robbery


Police have launched an investigation after two men threatened an employee of a convenience store with a machete before making off with cash, alcohol and cigarettes.

The robbery happened at around 8.30pm last night (Thursday 26)

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “We were called to the shop in Westdale Lane East, Carlton, after the men pushed an employee to the ground and demanded she open the safe.

The suspects are thought to have left the shop with bin liners containing the stolen goods and cash.

They suspects are described as:

• White, around 5ft3ins, of a slim build and was wearing a grey hoodie, dark tracksuit bottoms with white stripes around the ankles and dark coloured trainers. He had a black balaclava covering his face with cut out eyeholes.

• White, around 5ft 6ins, of a slim build and was wearing a dark coloured Adidas hoodie with coloured stripes down the sleeves and dark tracksuit bottoms and white stripes down the legs. He was wearing a multi-coloured scarf over his face and was carrying a large plastic shopping bag that was also multi-coloured. He is believed to have a local Nottingham accent.

If anyone has any information, please call us on 101, quoting incident number 865 of 26 April 2018.

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