A ROBBER escaped with about £1,000 in cash after a bag snatch in Camberley town centre.

He struck as an 18-year-old shop assistant was carrying the day's takings to a bank in the High Street.

The thief snatched the blue and white carrier bag from the assistant's hand, leaving him shocked but otherwise unhurt.

Aged in his 20s, the robber was white and about 6ft tall. He was wearing a navy blue baseball cap, cream padded jacket and faded denim jeans.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at about 11.10am on December 27 when the robbery happened.

Witnesses should contact WDC Karan Andrews on 01276 27131.