A STAFF member was grabbed and shown a knife by two people who proceeded to steal money from a Kidlington Store.

The incident happened on Thursday, December 22 at about 5pm at the Co-Op Travel on High Street from the direction of Co-operative Food and Sterling Road Approach.

Two offenders approached a female member of staff in her fifties as she was locking up the shop.

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One of the offenders grabbed her while the other presented a knife in a sheath. They demanded the victim open the safe and subsequently stole the money inside.

Both offenders then left the store on foot, turning right out back towards the Co-op. No one was hurt.

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Thames Valley Police are now looking for two people they believe may have vital information about a robbery in Kidlington. Anyone with information should contact officers quoting reference number 43220573348.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

Get in touch with her by emailing: gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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