Armed Robbery At Pawnbrokers In Northcote Road

Police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Battersea. Officers were called at approximately 1600hrs
on Monday, 18 June to reports of an armed robbery at a pawnbrokers in Northcote Road, SW11.

At this early stage it is believed two men entered the shop and threatened customers and staff with a firearm. They made off with a quantity of cash, leaving the scene in a car, believed to be a black Audi, driven by a third person.

The car was driven along Northcote Road in the direction of Broomwood Road. No shots fired and no reports of any injuries.

Officers from the Flying Squad based at Barnes are investigating. Any witnesses or anyone with any information are urged to call police on 020 8247 7897 or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

July 2, 2012