Renewed appeal following petrol station robbery

 15/06/2017

Detectives investigating a robbery at a petrol station have issued a renewed appeal to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
 
It happened at around 9pm on the evening of Tuesday, May 30 at the BP Garage in Alma Place, Dragonville, Durham.

The suspect threatened the cashier with a knife before taking a small number of goods.
 
Detective Inspector Andy Reynolds said: “I am keen to identify the man in the CCTV footage and speak to him in relation to this. Anyone who recognises the man should call us as soon as possible.”

He is described as white, between 28 and 34 years old, medium to broad build and 5ft 10inch to 6ft 2inch in height. He had brown stubble and a big, straight nose.

He was wearing thick black square framed glasses, a dark blue bobble hat, gloves and a hoodie with tassels and a double pocket on the front. He had dark tracksuit bottoms on and dark trainers.

After the incident, the suspect rode off on a bike towards the Gilesgate area of Durham.
Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting incident number 497 of May 30.