Man threatened store staff with razor after stealing meat and cheese


Officers are appealing for information to identify a man they would like to speak to in relation to an incident where a Co-op member of staff was threatened with a razor.

Around 5.30pm on Thursday 3 August 2017 an unknown man walked in to the store on Cricklade Road, at the Ferndale Road/Chapel Street junction, Swindon and took meat and cheese before leaving the shop without attempting to pay.

While being challenged by a member of staff he pulled a razor from his pocket and threatened the shop worker with it.

The man is described as in his 40s with a gaunt face, an unhealthy complexion and a dark goatee beard.  He was around 5’5-5’8 tall, wearing a black beanie hat, grey hooded jacket with a dark chequered shirt underneath, dark jeans and white trainers.

Pictures of the man police would like to speak to in relation to this incident are attached.

If you can help with our enquiries please contact PC Nick Finning 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.