A 32-year-old man has pleaded guilty to his part in an armed robbery at a Go Outdoors store in Derby.
Jordan Mitchell was arrested following the incident that took place on Monday, 9 December.
Mitchell chased the cash van security guard around the carpark of the store in Ascot Drive armed with a hammer – before making off with a substantial amount of cash.
Mitchell, of Sunnyhill Crescent, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 20 January, where he pleaded guilty to one count of robbery.
He was remanded to prison and is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday, 17 January, to be sentenced.
Detectives would like to thank members of the public who came forward following a media appeal for witnesses to the incident.
They are still searching for the driver of the Mercedes GLA that was used in the incident and are keen to speak to anyone who has any information about the individual.
Anyone who has any information should contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 19*657994 in any correspondence:
Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.