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News  »  Armed robbery in Groby 27/08/2013

   Armed robbery in Groby 27/08/2013     27 August, 2013

Crime number: LH/04528/13-0

Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery in Groby.

The incident happened at around 10.45am on Friday August 23, 2013 in Ratby Road when three masked men entered the store, one carrying a baseball bat and one carrying what is believed to be a crowbar.

The men threatened the victims and made off from the store with a substantial amount of jewellery.

They made off in a dark Audi estate which was parked outside the store.

Detective Constable David Tunnicliffe, who is investigating the incident, said; “We are in the early stages in our investigation looking at a number of enquiries surrounding the incident.

“We would like to ask local residents or people travelling through the area who may have seen anything suspicious in relation to this robbery to please contact us.

“Perhaps you saw the men in the area before the robbery? Or maybe you saw the men make off from the location.

“Any information which could help you our investigation could help so please get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 2105 David Tunnicliffe on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer's identification number 2105. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

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