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Police appeal for witnesses following an armed robbery in Beaconsfield

| November 22, 2020

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following an armed robbery in Beaconsfield.

On Friday 20th November 2020, at around 5.50pm, a man holding what is believed to be a hand gun entered the McColls store in Penn Road, Beaconsfield and demanded that the member of staff empty the till and safe.

A large quantity of cash was handed over by the staff member and the man left the store.

The man involved in the incident was approximately 6ft tall, he was wearing a blue hooded top with the hood up, a white ice hockey mask, dark coloured trousers, light coloured trainers and thick black gloves. The man was also wearing a black jacket with a hi-viz collar and strip around the waistband which had a white emblem on the left chest area.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Mark Banham, based at Amersham police station, said: ‘This was a distressing incident for the victim and thankfully they were not injured.

I am appealing for witness to this incident, or anyone who believes they may have information about what happened to please come forward.

I would also urge any motorists who have dash-cams and were in the local area around the time of the incident to check the footage in case it may have captured anything that could assist with our investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43200386720.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.

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

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