Teenager dressed as Spiderman attempted robbery at off licence
An armed teenager in a Spiderman mask attempted to rob a Southport off licence.
The boy, who is thought to be between 14 and 15 years old, entered Smakuz Polish food store on Virginia Street at around 7.20pm yesterday armed with a “BB-style handgun” and threatened a customer, before leaving the shop without taking anything.
Merseyside Police said they were appealing for information.
A spokesman said: “At around 7.20pm, a call was received stating that a masked male had entered a shop on Virginia Street in possession of a gun and made threats towards a customer, before making off empty... read more
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