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Robbery at Lincoln Co-op

Update as of 16 February

Thomas Slater (26) of no fixed address, has been charged with possessing a knife in a public place and robbery. He is appearing before Lincoln magistrates today.

Update as of 4pm

A 26-year old man has been arrested in connection with this incident. Thank you to all who shared our appeal.

Original release

We are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at the Co-op in Woodhall Drive at 9.30am this morning. A white man wearing dark clothing, a dark hooded top and a facemask entered the store and demanded money whilst holding a knife. He then grabbed some scratch cards and ran away.

If you witnessed this incident please make contact with us through one of the following ways.  Please also review dashcam footage if you were driving in the area between 9.15am and 9.45am.

• Call 101 quoting the reference 68 of 14 February 2021
• Email force.control@lincs.pnn.police.uk - please remember to put the reference 68 of 14 February 2021 in the subject box
• You can also contact us through the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

If you’ve been the victim of crime, support is available, whether you have reported the crime to the police or not. Victim Lincs provide free, confidential advice and guidance, as well as access to specialist emotional support services. Visit victimlincs.co.uk or call 01522 947510 Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm.

Reference: Incident 68 of 14/2/2021

16 Feb 21 9:17 AM

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