CID Investigate Gretna Spar Robbery

POLICE SCOTLAND Detectives are continuing to investigate a robbery which occurred at the Spar store in Central Avenue, Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway at around 9.35 pm on Tuesday the 24th September 2019.

The suspect who is described as a man around 6ft tall, skinny build, wearing a blue hoodie, black scarf with a white line and grey trainers with red laces fled the store after stealing a small quantity of cash.

Detective Inspector Dean Little from Dumfries CID who is leading the investigation stated “This is a worrying incident which is extremely unusual for the town of Gretna. Whilst nobody was hurt, it has clearly left the staff working in the store at the time extremely shaken. I currently have a team of detectives working on this investigation and CCTV is in the process of being gathered and reviewed.
In order to assist with the investigation I would be extremely keen to hear from anybody who was in the area at the time or who knows the identity of the person responsible. Please contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 4077 of 24 September 2019 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111″.