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Masked robbers strike at a convenience store in Chalfont St Giles

| September 23, 2019

Masked men carried out a robbery at The Co-Op in Chalfont St Giles on Friday 20th September 2019.

At 9.06pm, two masked men entered The Co-Op in the High Street, Chalfont St Giles and threatened a member of staff with scissors.

The men jumped over the counter, stealing cigarettes and lottery tickets before forcing open the tills to steal cash.

A third member of the gang, who was also masked, was waiting in a getaway car, a dark coloured hatchback, which the masked men used to make their escape.

The first man who entered the shop is described as having a slim build and was wearing a grey hooded top, black tracksuit bottoms and red gloves. He was wearing a black mask and was carrying a black recycling box.

The second man is described as having a slim build and was wearing a green hooded top with a black jacket over the top, grey jogging bottoms and black gloves. He was also carrying a black bag.

The driver of the getaway car was also wearing a face covering.

During the robbery nobody was injured.

Investigating officer, DC Lucie Roberts from Aylesbury Police Station said: ‘This is an appeal for any witnesses to the incident who were in the area at that time, however we are specifically wanting to identify a man who entered the store as the offenders were fleeing with the stolen items. He turned to watch the offenders get into a vehicle, and then entered the store. We are asking him to get in touch as he may be able to provide more detail on the offender’s vehicle.

If you saw or heard anything relating to this incident, please get in touch with police by calling 101, or reporting online and quoting reference 43190291897.

Reports can also be made to independent charity Crimestoppers for 100% anonymity by calling 0800 555 111.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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