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Co-Op workers threatened with handgun by robber on Canvey
6:40pm Tuesday 16th October 2012 in News
SHOCKED supermarket workers were threatened with a handgun by a balaclava-clad man.
The attack was the second armed robbery on Canvey yesterday, Monday.
Police are now hunting for the man who went into the Co-Op, in Linden Way, at 9.30pm where he threatened two female members of staff with a handgun and forced them to hand over a three-figure sum of cash.
The robbery came after a shopkeeper was threatened with a metal pole and told to hand over just £28 at Canvey Island Dry Cleaning, in the High Street, when the thug burst into his shop.