steal cash in raid on Burnham-On-Sea petrol station
have stolen cash in a late-night raid at a petrol station in Burnham-On-Sea.
men threatened a cashier at the Esso garage in Burnham Road at
11.25pm on Monday (January 26th).
then seized a small quantity of cash from a till before fleeing.
at the garage raised the alarm and police were quickly on scene.
force's helicopter was seen circling over the area for around
20 minutes until 12.30am as the investigation into the incident
spokesman Craig Evry confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: "At
about 11.25pm last night, two men went into the TCS Viscount garage
in Burnham Road, Highbridge, and stole a quantity of money from
a till. There was a shop assistant in the garage at the time,
who was shaken but unharmed."
men had their faces partially covered. They were both white. One
was described as medium build, around 6ft, in his twenties, while
the second was in his early twenties, around 5ft 7ins and of skinny
anyone saw or heard anything suspicious in the area, or has information
which could assist the inquiry, please call us via 101 and quote
log number 9193/15."
The scenes at the petrol station in Burnham on Tuesday