Armed robbery at East Devon supermarket

POLICE were called to Tesco Express, in Rolle Street, Exmouth, at around 9pm on Tuesday night after reports of a man with a firearm.

POLICE were called to Tesco Express, in Rolle Street, Exmouth, at around 9pm on Tuesday night after reports of a man with a firearm.

Members of the public alerted officers that a man had demanded cash from inside the store before fleeing.

No weapon was discharged during the incident and no one was injured, officers said.

Around �300 was stolen during the incident.

The police are keen to hear from anyone in the store who witnessed the incident.

Witnesses can contact the police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/198.

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* A 20 year old man from Exmouth was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery and is currently in police custody.

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