Staff threatened with knife during robbery in Ramshill Road Sainsbury's store, Scarborough

A man has appeared in court following a knifepoint robbery at the Sainsbury's store on Ramshill Road.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 11:21 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 11:24 am
Sainsbury's store on Ramshill Road. Picture from Google
Sainsbury's store on Ramshill Road. Picture from Google

At around 5.10pm on Sunday, 11 November a man entered the shop, threatened staff with a knife and ordered the tills to be opened.

He then left with some cash.

Police said no-body was injured but staff were left shocked and shaken.

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Officers attended the incident and identified the suspect from CCTV.

He was located in El Gringo's restaurant at 5.30pm. He was arrested and taken into police custody.

The 31-year-old appeared at York Magistrates Court yesterday (Tuesday) charged with robbery, possession of a bladed article and affray.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at York Crown Court on 10 December.