Police Searching For Knife-Wielding St Albans Robber

PUBLISHED: 12:05 25 November 2009 | UPDATED: 14:41 06 May 2010

A KNIFE-WIELDING robber who threatened a man in the middle of the day in St Albans is being hunted by police. The incident took place just after midday on Thursday, November 12, when the victim, who was walking through an alleyway between Carlisle Avenue

A KNIFE-WIELDING robber who threatened a man in the middle of the day in St Albans is being hunted by police.

The incident took place just after midday on Thursday, November 12, when the victim, who was walking through an alleyway between Carlisle Avenue and Grange Street, was approached by a man demanding money.

The robber produced a knife and threatened the man, who gave him a small sum of cash, before running off down Grange Street in the direction of St Peter's Street. Although badly shaken, the victim did not sustain any injuries.

Investigating officer DC Gemma Badat is appealing for witnesses and has asked anyone with information to contact her on the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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