Grangemouth shop staff held at knifepoint by would-be thieves

Two Grangemouth shopkeepers were held at knifepoint by a pair of would-be thieves.

By Jonathon Reilly
Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 2:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 3:23 pm

Castleton Mini Market was targeted by two men last Tuesday at around 5.40pm.

One of the suspects brandished a knife at the convenience store staff before the employees raised the alarm and scared the pair off.

Nothing was stolen from the Castleton Crescent shop.

Police attended Castleton Mini Market in Grangemouth following an attempted robbery. Picture: John Devlin.

Police attended and, while no-one was traced at the time, officers say they are now following a positive line of inquiry.