Two women who were arrested after a shop worker was robbed at knifepoint in Lowestoft will be sentenced in September after they admitting being involved in the raid.

During the incident which happened on May 14 at Pammy's Store in Beresford Road, a female shop worker was threatened with a knife by a woman, who left with £500 cash.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday for a plea and trial preparation hearing via a prison video link were Heather Ellis, 21, and Misha Goddard, 29, both of Norwich Road, Lowestoft.

They both admitted robbery and Goddard admitted having a knife at the store.

They will be sentenced on September 6 after pre-sentence reports has been prepared on them.

After the robbery in May, shop owner Pamela Wane said her daughter, who works at the store, had been left "distraught" and "too shaken" to return to her job.

Mrs Wane and her husband Peter have run the off-licence and store in Lowestoft for almost 25 years.