Cash stolen from robbery in Mudeford
A MAN forced his way behind the counter of the Avon Beach Cafe at Mudeford at 5.35pm on Wednesday and stole a quantity of cash.
As he made his escape, he pushed over a female member of staff, who was not injured.
Detective Constable Neil Third, of Dorset Police’s CID, said: “This was a very distressing incident for the employees at this shop, and it is fortunate nobody was hurt.
“I urge anyone who witnessed this robbery, has information about the man responsible or saw someone acting strangely prior to the incident taking place to contact police in confidence.”
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The offender is described as a white man, aged in his mid-twenties and of medium build with dark hair.
He was wearing a beige coloured baseball cap, a blue Adidas T-shirt with the logo written in white on the chest, light coloured shorts and black Nike trainers.
He left the scene on a black full suspension mountain bike.
No arrests have been made.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 25:389. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.