Shopkeeper fights back with curry powder
Police in Wandsworth are investigating an attempted robbery at East Hill Food and Wine, East Hill, SW18 on Tuesday 21 December at 7:35pm. Three men entered the convenience store and threatened the shopkeeper with violence by using knives. No property was taken.
All three suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction. Curry powder was used by the shopkeeper to deter the suspects by throwing it towards them.
The suspects are described as follows:
White male, 5’7” - 5’9”, medium build, wearing a black puffa jacket with a hood, black trousers, black balaclava with eye holes and black gloves.
White male, 5’5” - 5’7” in height, medium build, wearing a light blue or light purple puffa jacket with hood up, small white logo on right side of chest, black balaclava with eye holes, dark trousers and black gloves
White male, wearing a black jacket, dark blue scarf pulled up over his mouth and nose, and white gloves.
If you have any information that could help police with their enquiries, please call Jon McPhee of the Priority Crime Unit on 020 8247 8770 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111
December 24, 2010