Derby

Somercotes armed robbery CCTV picture released

CCTV of robbery suspect
Image caption Police used dogs and a helicopter in the search for the suspect

CCTV pictures of a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a building society in Derbyshire have been released by police.

The suspect, who had a knife, entered the Derbyshire Building Society in Leabrooks Road, Somercotes on 18 March and demanded cash from staff.

He ran off down nearby Sleetmoor Lane with the money in a Tesco carrier bag.

Police, with dog units and the force helicopter, searched the area but no arrests were made.

No was hurt in the robbery.

The suspect is described as white, in his 30s and about 6ft (1.83m) tall, of medium to stocky build and wearing a light-weight black jacket and dark trousers.

He also wore sunglasses and a distinctive grey South American chullo-style hat, with flaps over the ears.

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