Staff threatened with axe during robbery at Bebington store

Wirral Globe: Staff threatened with axe during robbery at Bebington store Staff threatened with axe during robbery at Bebington store

STAFF at a Wirral supermarket were threatened with an axe during a robbery on Saturday.

Detectives are appealing for information following the raid at the Co-op store on Cross Lane, Bebington.

Two men entered the store at around 7.40pm, one carrying an axe.

They approached the counter and shouted threats at staff, demanding money.

The pair took cash from the till then fled the scene on foot.

Workers were left shaken but were not injured.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: “ We received a call at 7.40pm on Saturday that two males had entered the shop carrying a hatchet.

“They threatened the staff and left with an unknown quantity of cash."

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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