An armed robbery has taken place at a village store in Steeple Claydon. The incident happened at 5pm on Monday. There are no reports of injuries although there were some customers in the store at the time. No arrests have been made and anyone with information which could help track down the offenders is asked to call 101.
One of the store’s managers, posting to a residents local page, said:”Tonight shortly after 5pm we had an armed robbery at the Co-op so we will not be reopening until tomorrow. My team are safe and no one was hurt.There was a few customers in the store at the time of the incident, I know the police have managed to get in touch with some of you, but if you haven’t and you read this, if you wouldn’t mind getting in touch with the police they are interested to take your details.Thank you to everyone who turned up to help.”
The store was the scene of an incident in 2017 when it was was subject to a ram-raid attack and the cash machine was stolen.