Man allegedly threatened staff with hammer during robbery at Leigh Park Stores in Wimborne

Man allegedly threatened shop staff with hammer in Wimborne

Man allegedly threatened shop staff with hammer in Wimborne

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A MAN allegedly threatened shop staff with a hammer before making off with cash, police said.

Officers were called to Leigh Park Stores in Wimborne at 3pm on Sunday.

It is alleged that a man entered the store and threatened staff with a hammer making them hand over cash. He left the store but was quickly arrested by officers nearby.

A 43-year-old man from Wimborne, has been charged with robbery and possession of an offensive weapon and remanded in custody.

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