Vodka thief threatened staff with knife

Peter WalshPolice are hunting a man wearing a hoodie who walked into a Norwich store, grabbed a bottle of vodka, and threatened staff with a knife when asked to pay for the item.Peter Walsh

Police are hunting a man wearing a hoodie who walked into a Norwich store, grabbed a bottle of vodka, and threatened staff with a knife when asked to pay for the item.

The incident happened between 10pm and 10.10pm on Monday, February 15 at a mini market store on St Stephen's Road, Norwich.

The suspect walked into the store, approached the staff and asked for a bottle of vodka.

The offender then grabbed the bottle and when asked for payment he threatened the male staff member with what is believed to be a knife. The suspect then fled the store with the alcohol. No was injured as a result of the incident.


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The man is white, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build in his early 40s. He was wearing a black zip up jacket with a hood.

Anyone with information should contact DC David Walker at Bethel Street Police Station on 0845 456 4567 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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