Sales assistant threatened with a blade during robbery at Neilston Road Co-op Sales assistant threatened with a blade during robbery at Neilston Road Co-op
Police are investigating a robbery at Paisley’s Neilston Road Co-op store where a sales assistant was threatened with a blade. The robbery took place... Sales assistant threatened with a blade during robbery at Neilston Road Co-op

Police are investigating a robbery at Paisley’s Neilston Road Co-op store where a sales assistant was threatened with a blade.

The robbery took place last night (Friday 16th March 2018) at around 9.40pm when a man entered, threatened a 20-year-old shop assistant with a knife and demanded money.

The suspect then left the shop with a small amount of cash leaving the shop assistant shaken, but uninjured.

Police describe the suspect as white, between 30-40 years old and was wearing a two tone blue hooded jacket, red and black gloves and a scarf. He was last seen heading towards Stock Street.

Detective Inspector Ian Ross at Paisley CID said: “This was a very traumatic experience for the young shop assistant to endure and thankfully he was not physically injured as a result of the robbery.

“We are currently looking at CCTV and speaking to local people in the surrounding area of Neilston Road and ask anyone who has any information that could assist our enquiries to contact officers at Paisley CID via telephone 101 quoting incident number 4077 of 16 March 2018.

“Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.”


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