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Shopkeeper Assaulted During Robbery in Leicester

Leicester Time: Shopkeeper Assaulted During Robbery in Leicester

A Leicester shopkeeper was kicked repeatedly by youths, who then went on to rob his store in the Spinney Hills area.

The incident happened at Roy’s Corner Store last Wednesday (November 16), when a group of three youths entered the store at around 7.30pm. The youths, who are thought to be teenagers, pushed the man over before kicking him repeatedly.

Leicester Time: Shopkeeper Assaulted During Robbery in Leicester
Picture: Roy’s Corner

The incident happened at around 7.30pm at the shop on Green Lane Road in the Spinney Hills area of Leicester when a group of three youths entered the store and threatened the shopkeeper. The youths, who are thought to be teenagers, then pushed the man over and kicked him several times.

The youths then made off with cash from the till, before fleeing the scene.

The shopkeeper was taken to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have witnesses the incident.

The suspects have been described as being between 15 and 16 years old, with one being around 5ft 4ins tall.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 4808 Elliot Brown on 101 or report via www.leics.police.uk, quoting crime reference 22*672038.

Leicester Time: Shopkeeper Assaulted During Robbery in Leicester