Leicester

CCTV released of 'tiger mask' robbery at Leicester grocers

CCTV images of grocery shop robbers
Image caption One of the robbers wore a tiger mask

Police have released CCTV images of two masked men who stole cash from a Leicester grocers after threatening the shopkeeper with a knife.

The robbers, one of whom was wearing a tiger mask, grabbed money from the till at the shop in Scraptoft Lane, near the Compass Road junction, on 8 September.

The second robber, who is believed to be Asian, wore a black hooded top and covered his face with a black cloth.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have found the tiger mask discarded.

Det Con Gavin Collins, of Leicestershire police, said: "This was a frightening incident for the victim and will no doubt leave a lasting effect on him.

"We would ask the public to take a good look at the images and contact us if they recognise the clothing or have come across the tiger mask discarded in the area."

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