CCTV image of building society knife robber released

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Police investigating an armed robbery at a building society in Derbyshire have released CCTV of man they want to trace in connection with the offence.

A man, armed with a small knife, entered the Derbyshire Building Society, in Leabrooks Road, at around 12.40pm on Friday 18th March and demanded cash from cashiers.

He took money and put it in a plastic Tesco carrier bag, before running off down Sleetmoor Lane.

The man is white, in his 30s and around 6ft tall. He is of medium to stocky build. He wore a light-weight black jacket and dark trousers. He wore sunglasses and a distinctive grey chullo-style hat, with flaps over the ears.

No-one was injured during the robbery. Police, including dog units and the force helicopter, searched the area following the incident but no arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information should contact Amber Valley CID on 0345 123 33 33 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.