Armed raid foiled

A WOMAN has foiled an armed raid on a petrol station near Stowmarket.The man burst into the Esso garage, in Needham Road, Combs, at about 11.10pm yesterday demanding cash.

A WOMAN has foiled an armed raid on a petrol station near Stowmarket.

The man burst into the Esso garage, in Needham Road, Combs, at about 11.10pm yesterday demanding cash.

But he was turned down by the female cashier and fled empty-handed. No one was injured in the incident.

The attacker is described as white, between 5ft7in and 5ft10in and of slim to medium build.

Anyone with any information about the crime is asked to Pc Sally Parkes at Stowmarket police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.