Police Hunt Shanklin Armed Robber after Supermarket Robbery

staff assaulted after robbery at shanklin supermarket

Police are searching for a masked man who last night (Wednesday) entered  the Co-op Welcome on Arthurs Hill in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight.

The robber assaulting one member of staff and threaten an  another with a metal bar.

As first reported , the masked robber  entered the shop on Arthur’s Hill at the junction with St Martin’s Avenue and assaulted a male member of staff, who is said to have received a broken nose.

Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that they now looking for the robber who ran off towards the Cliff Path after  the cash was taken from the store.

Police have confirmed they are investigating whether the robbery at Welcome Coop at Arthurs Hill is linked with a similar incident in Sandown two weeks ago

The wanted man is described by Police as white and is said to have been wearing a balaclava, gloves, a dark jacket, dark trousers and white trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police by phoning 101, quoting 44160070713. Information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.