Police hunt fuel station raider
A MAN made off with £140 after robbing a Skelmersdale petrol station on Saturday night.
Police are appealing for help to find the man, who is described as white and about 40.
He was dressed in a dark coat with the hood up, lighter tracksuit bottoms and trainers.
He threatened a cashier at the Shell garage, on Grishaw Road, at about 9.20pm before leaving the scene on footpaths in the direction of Windrows and Willow Hey.
Multiple police vehicles were sent to the scene and Lancashire police is now asking for help to find the offender.
Det Con Kelly Rosenthal, of Skelmersdale CID, said: “We have launched an investigation following a robbery in Skelmersdale.
“A man has entered a petrol station and threatened a staff member before making off with cash.
“If you saw anything unusual or suspicious, then please call police immediately.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Skelmersdale CID on 01695 566 165, quoting log 1527 of November 3.
Or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.