Reward offered to catch robber

A REWARD was today offered to anyone who can help police catch an armed robber who struck at a Woodbridge petrol station.

A REWARD was today offered to anyone who can help police catch an armed robber who struck at a Woodbridge petrol station.

The masked raider burst into the Total station in Melton Road brandishing a handgun at around 8pm on Friday, making off with £350.

A spokesman for Total said the company was offering £2,000 for any information leading to the arrest and charge of the perpetrator.

Kate Munro, corporate communications manager, said: “We are offering this reward to any member of the public who can supply information resulting in the arrest and conviction of those who committed this crime.

“We will not tolerate incidents of this nature.

“The safety and security of staff and customers is an absolute priority for Total and the reward scheme is part of a raft of measures being introduced by the company across the country to combat forecourt crime.

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“Our security department is working closely with the police to analyse the CCTV footage in order to catch the perpetrators.

“We are constantly working to improve safety to prevent this type of incident occurring and a number of measures are being implemented towards this goal, including the latest CCTV technology and increased staff training.”

Those with information relating to the incident should contact police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.