Suffolk armed robbery

A BALACLAVA-wearing armed robber tied up three Woolworths staff before escaping with money.The robbery happened in the store in High Street, Haverhill, at around 7.

A BALACLAVA-wearing armed robber tied up three Woolworths staff before escaping with money.

The robbery happened in the store in High Street, Haverhill, at around 7.20am today.

A police spokeswoman said: “A man wearing a balaclava entered the store carrying what appeared to be a hand gun.

“Three members of staff were tied up but one managed to get free and call the police.

“The man left with an undisclosed quantity of cash.”

Anyone with information should call police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.