Police appeal: Robbery at Sparkford Inn pub

Police appeal: Robbery at Sparkford Inn pub

Police appeal: Robbery at Sparkford Inn pub

First published in News

POLICE have begun an investigation following a robbery the Sparkford Inn in Sparkford.

The robbery occurred at the pub, which is on the High Street, at around 11.10pm on Thursday July 17, 2014.

Two men entered the pub, one armed with a hammer, and demanded money from a member of staff. Cash was taken from the till before the two men left in a dark-coloured vehicle.

The offenders are described as:

• A white man, around 6’3-6’4” tall with a broad, muscular build and with an eastern European accent. He was wearing a dark-coloured baseball cap, a face covering obscuring the lower half of his face and dark clothing. He was also wearing black gloves and was carrying a hammer.

• The second man had a similar height and build and was wearing a black hooded top with a pouch on the front.

Police would like to speak to anyone who recognises the description of these men or knows who they are as well as anyone who saw them leaving the area.

If you can help please call DC Michael Perrin from Yeovil CID on 101 and quote 72982/14.

Alternatively, if you want to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. If the information you provide to Crimestoppers leads to the arrest and charge of an offender, you may be eligible for a reward.

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