Bristol Morrisons ram-raided as thieves steal cash

Cash was stolen after a shop in Bristol was ram-raided earlier today (Wednesday, June 19). Avon and Somerset Police have launched an investigation following the robbery in Southmead.

A car reportedly smashed through the doors of the Morrisons Daily Store, in Arnside Road, at around 6am. An offender then threatened staff and demanded money.

A quantity of cash was stolen before the robber got back into the car which was waiting outside. Fortunately, no members of staff were injured.

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Avon & Somerset Police said: "One offender is described as mixed race, around 5ft 9ins and wearing a green mac-style coat and a grey cap. He had his face partially covered. The driver of the vehicle is described as white – we don’t have any further description of him at the moment.

"Officers have attended the scene and house-to-house and CCTV enquiries are well underway. If you saw this incident, or have relevant CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224158018."