Info released this morning by Lincolnshire Police:
This incident was reported at about 2210hrs on Monday 1st September 2008. At about 2155hrs two men ran from the corner of Broadgate Lane and pushed the 53-year-old woman shop assistant back into the above newsagents shop as she put the unsold newspapers out for collection. She was threatened with a knife and assaulted before the men escaped after snatching cash from a cash register.Police appealling for witnesses.
The offenders ran off down Broadgate Lane and then towards Spalding Road.
1. Male, 20-25 years, 5'6" to 5'8" tall, slim build, with a white cloth covering his face. This offender had a knife.
2. Male, very short with a cloth covering his face.
The victim suffered leg and arm injuries and was very shaken by the attack. She was treated at Peterborough and District Hospital and released.
A 17-year-old youth was later arrested and will be interviewed later today.