Armed robbery at petrol station

Bodden Town detectives are investigating an armed daylight robbery at a Old Man Bay gas station on Friday.

The robbery happened around noon when a man armed with what appeared to be a handgun entered Jack’s Esso on Frank Sound Road and demanded cash from a female cashier.

Police said the suspect was last seen running towards the rear of the premises with a small amount of money.

No shots were fired and no-one was injured in the robbery.

The robber is described as around 5ft 7in tall with a brown complexion. He was wearing long blue jeans, a long-sleeved blue shirt and had a t-shirt over his face.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or saw the suspect fleeing the scene is urged to contact DC Garfield Edwards at Bodden Town CID on 947-2220.