Sinister audio from kidnap tape

Police have released dramatic audio of an armed robber carrying out a kidnapping in Hampshire. Officers held an open meeting to reassure the public - in what's normally a peaceful area - that they are doing all they can to catch the man.

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Recording of armed robber's voice

Anyone who feels they know who it is should phone 101 or the Crimestoppers charity line anonymously on 0800 555 111

He says: "I'm going to leave you here, I'm going to take your wife (unintelligible). "You can ring the police in two minutes, we'll be round the corner." Police say they hope someone will recognise the distinctive accent.

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