22-year-old threatened at knifepoint in 'very frightening' robbery in Glasgow

Police are hunting a man in his 40s.

A shopkeeper has been left shaken after a knifepoint robbery at a business in Pollok yesterday.

Police investigating the crime said the 22-year-old was working in Peter’s Store in Househillwood Road at 6:45pm on Monday when a man entered the shop and threatened him with a knife.

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The then fled the scene with a “three-figure” sum of money, according to officers.

Police investigating the crime said the 22-year-old was working in Peter’s Store in Househillwood Road at 6:45pm on Monday when a man entered the shop and threatened him with a knife.

Police are hunting a white suspect, in his mid to late 40s, who has a Scottish accent. During the robbery his face was covered, and he was wearing a black hooded jacket, dark coloured jeans, and black trainers with a white sole.

Constable Paul Friel of Helen Street Community Investigation Unit, said: “Although the shopkeeper was not injured as a result of this incident, it was a very frightening experience for him.

"I am appealing to anyone who may have been in the area of Househillwood Road shortly before or after the incident and may have noticed anyone matching the description to contact police.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 3225 of Monday, 18 May, 2020 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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