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Building Society robbery

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a robbery at a building society at Bletchley in Buckinghamshire. It happened at the Nationwide Building Society at about 5.30pm on Tuesday. Three offenders tied up two members of staff with duct tape, before taking an amount of cash.

Essex armed robbery appeal

Efit image made of one of the suspects police are hoping to identify
Efit image made of one of the suspects police are hoping to identify Credit: Essex Police

Police are appealing for help in identifying one of three men responsible for an armed robbery at a house in Orsett Village, Thurrock.

It happened between 7.30am and 7.50am on December 14, when two female occupants of the property were threatened by the men, who had knives, and demanded money.

They were left shaken but uninjured. They stole a silver ladies Rolex watch and a white Blackberry mobile phone. The men were wearing dark clothing and had their faces covered.

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80-year-old woman robbed

An 80-year-old woman has been robbed as she walked her dog at Milton Malsor in Northamptonshire.

She was approached by a man in Collingtree Road who ripped a chain from around her neck and made off in an estate car parked nearby. It's thought there was a young boy in the back of the car.

Appeal for witnesses to store robbery

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a shop assistant was assaulted durng a robbery.

The 32-year-old was attacked during a robbery at the Londis Store in Lyneham Road, Luton at around 8.50pm on August 11th.

A group of around six youths entered the store and took 15 bottles of alcohol.

While this was happening the offenders pushed the shop assistant into shelving and punched him in the back.

All the offenders, believed to have been white teenagers wearing hooded tops with the hoods pulled over their faces, fled the scene.

Anyone with information about this crime can contact PC McCaffrey, in confidence, on 01582 473347, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Men robbed by balaclava-clad gang

Two men have been robbed at knife-point by a balaclava-clad gang in Bury St Edmunds.

The victims were walking down Oakes Road at around 2.15am yesterday morning when they were attacked by four men. Two of the attackers were carrying knives.

A fight broke out and the victims received punches and kicks. Both men were seen to by an ambulance crew but sustained no serious injuries.

A rucksack containing cash, bankcard and clothes were stolen.

Anyone with information about this robbery should call PC Chanelle Halford, quoting crime number BU/12/2363 on 101.

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Police appeal for witnesses to robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery which took place in Luton.

The incident happened at around 1.30am on July 30th as a 29-year-old male victim was talking on his mobile phone while walking along Dumfries Street when he was attacked.

The victim punched in the back of the head.

As the victim turned around he was struck again in the face and he fell to the floor. The offender grabbed his mobile phone and took his wallet from his pocket before fleeing.

The victim suffered a broken tooth and a broken nose which needed surgery.

If you have information relating to this incident, contact DC Kitts, in confidence, on 01582 473054 or the non-emergency number 101.

Man threatened in knife-point robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robed at knifepoint in Ipswich.

The incident happened in Alan Road at approximately 1.30am on Friday.

The victim was approached from behind by three men. One of the men asked to use the victim's mobile phone and put a knife to his neck.

Another male assaulted the victim and searched his pockets, taking an amount of money. All three men then walk off towards Foxhall Road.

The victim, a 22-year-old man - sustained small cuts under his chin.

All three men were described as white and appeared to be of Eastern European origin.

Anyone with information about the incident or recognises any of the individuals described is asked to call Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Machete robber gets prison term

A 27-year-old man has been jailed for nearly six years for robbing a convenience store in Milton Keynes armed with a machete.

Mark McDermot, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to armed robbery at Aylesbury Crown Court.

McDermot threatened a shop assistant at Hodge Lea Food and Wine in Brookside and stole cash from the till.

Two charged after security guard robbery

Two men have been charged with robbery after a cash box was taken from a security guard in Ipswich.

The incident took place at the town's Asda store in Stoke Park Drive on Saturday. The female security guard was knocked over but was unhurt.

Nico Hurd, 21 and of Worsdell Close in Ipswich, and Jordan Bernard, 18, of Neath Drive in Ipswich, have both been charged they wil appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court this morning.

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