THIS is the man police want to speak with in connection to the armed robbery at Pocklington’s Co-op on Thursday afternoon.
The man walked into the Market Street shop at around 1.50pm and demanded cash while brandishing a firearm.
He got away with a bundle of cash from the till and the safe and made off on foot.
Officers attended and a large-area search was conducted for the man using the police helicopter, but to no avail.
The man is described as white, approximately 6ft 2in tall with a medium build and aged in his late 30’s to early 40’s. He was wearing blue baggy trousers, a fleece jacket, black gloves, black hat and black walking boots.
Police would also like to speak to the driver of a black coloured Transit-style van which was seen in the area at the time of the incident as the driver may be able to assist with inquiries.
Police are appealing for anyone who may know the identity of the offender to come forward by contacting Humberside Police on 0845 60 60 222 quoting log 344 of 21 July 2011 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.