Man demands £100 in attempted robbery in Cromer

The incident happened in Prince of Wales Road, Cromer

The incident happened in Prince of Wales Road, Cromer - Credit: Google Maps

A man demanded £100 and slid over a piece of plastic which could have been a weapon in an attempted robbery at a petrol station in Cromer.

Police are looking into an incident in Prince of Wales Road at about 4.20pm on Wednesday, June 15, when an unknown suspect asked the assistant for £100 and slid over a piece of plastic which covered up something metal which could have been a weapon.

The suspect left the premises after a short conversation with the assistant and walked towards the seafront area.

Police launched a CCTV appeal to find a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident and he has now been identified. 

Anyone with information can contact PC Richard Parfitt at Cromer police station on 101 and quote reference 36/45175/22.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.