Failed robbery in Poole after offender has altercation with shopkeeper
An attempted robbery at a Poole shop saw the offender leave empty-handed after an altercation with the shopkeeper.
At around 7am on Monday October 29, a man entered the Premier Store on the town's High Street and threatened a member of staff. The man pretended to buy items at the counter, before demanding money from the till.
The offender left empty handed after a run-in with the shopkeeper outside the store.
"Detective Constable Sara Butler of Poole and Bournemouth CID said: "I am appealing for witnesses and anyone with information about this incident to contact Dorset Police urgently.
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"Nobody was injured and no money was stolen during this attempted robbery.
"The offender was a white man believed to be aged in his thirties, around five-foot ten-inches tall, and wearing a cream coloured anorak, dark trousers and white trainers."
The man, who walked with a slight limp - walked off via Carters Lane. He was also seen before the incident at around 6.50am in the Chapel Lane area of the town.
Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 29:48