A MAN has been arrested over an aggravated burglary at a Tesco Express shop in Witney.
A spokeswoman for Thames Valley Police said officers were called to the store in Cogges Hill Road at about 7.15pm on Saturday after two men threatened staff and made off with an amount of cash.
It is believed the men stole £750 in cash and lottery tickets worth £650 from a till staffed by an employee who had only been working there for about a week.
Police later arrested a 22-year-old man from Witney on suspicion of aggravated burglary and he was being held in custody yesterday.
A spokeswoman for South Central Ambulance Service said an ambulance was sent to the scene at about 7.15pm but nobody required hospital treatment.
A spokesman for Tesco said: “We are aware of an incident which took place at our store in Cogges Hill Road in Witney.
“Store colleagues are helping the police with their investigation.”
Police also confirmed a window had been smashed at the store in the early hours of July 29 but said it was too early to link the incidents.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.
11:20am Monday 28th July 2014
What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter through the blue headline above.
Our top stories
9:00am Monday 24th November 2014
PLANS to widen the A34 in both directions through Oxfordshire would cost at least £800 million, a new report has revealed.
12:44pm Monday 24th November 2014
THE A44 is closed following an incident between Spring Hill Road and Sandy Lane/ Rutten Lane between Yarnton and Begbroke.
3:55pm Monday 24th November 2014
A MOTORIST accused of killing 14-year-old Liberty Baker as she walked to school appeared in court today.
3:25pm Monday 24th November 2014
A SEVERE fog warning has been put in place for Oxfordshire overnight and into tomorrow morning.
12:00pm Monday 24th November 2014
Want to explore our interactive front page? Here it is...
9:46am Monday 24th November 2014
THE A44 near Wootton, West Oxfordshire has reopened in both directions after an accident.