CCTV appeal: Man carrying hammer wanted in connection with attempted robbery

Humberside Police have issued a CCTV appeal after an attempted robbery in Cleethorpes.

A man entered the Today’s Local shop on Brereton Avenue just after 7.30am on September 23, wearing a balaclava and carrying a hammer.

He demanded the shopkeeper open the till. She refused and the man left the shop.

A police spokesperson said: “He’s been described as white, 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build.

“As well as the balaclava, he was wearing a dark jacket with a blue fleece underneath, and black trainers.

“Anyone with any information has been asked to call 101 quoting the log 120 of September 23, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.