Robber threatens Kilmarnock shop staff before carrying out terrifying raid

Detectives have launched a hunt for a Kilmarnock shop robber who threatened staff before fleeing with items.

Police have launched a major investigation into the terrifying raid on the Meiklewood Road store, which took place last night at 7.10pm.

The suspect entered the shop and threatened a member of staff before making off with items.

The man is described as being of slim build, wearing a black jacket, a grey hooded top, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Detective constable Shawnie McGeechan said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything to contact us.

“We also ask anyone with private CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 3103 of 8 June, 2024, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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