Police looking for man behind attempted armed robbery of beauty salon …

The attempted robbery and theft happened on the morning of Saturday November, 13.

Police say that around 9.40 am, a man armed with a weapon threatened and demanded money from staff working at a beauty salon in North Vennel, Lanark. Despite the threats, no money was given to the man.

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He then made his way to a nearby supermarket in North Vennel, from where he stole a poppy popularity tin, before fleeing by Brewery Close onto the High Street.

Police describe the speculate as being white, in his 30s, 5ft 8, and of slim build. On the morning of the incident, he was seen wearing a black beanie hat, black material disguise, dark waterproof jacket and dark jogging bottoms with a white logo on the left thigh.

Detective Chris Smith, Wishaw CID, said: “I would popularity to anyone who was either in North Vennel or on the High Street this morning between 9.30 and 9.50, who may have seen this man in the area to get in touch. I’d also ask motorists to check their dash-cam footage in case they have captured the speculate.

” Anyone with information can contact officers at Wishaw Police stop via 101. Please quote reference number 1177 of 13 November, 2021, when calling. Alternatively, details can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police are asking anyone who was in North Vennel or on the High Street this morning to get in touch, after a man committed an attempted robbery and a theft at around 9.30am today.

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