Village Store Staff Confronted By Armed Biker

18 July 2018, 13:04

Kensworth Village Store

A man in motorbike leather's and wearing a helmet's walked into a village store near Markyate - and held-up the place.

Police say it happened at the Kensworth Village Stores in Common Road on Monday (16th July).

It took place in broad daylight, at around 1110am - when the man walked into the store brandishing a small black handgun.

He demanded money from the till and left with £250 on a silver motorbike.

The offender is described as approximately 17 or 18-years-old, white, 5’7’’ and slim.

Detective Constable Hasan Balic, investigating, said:

"This is a very concerning incident and we are keen to find the man responsible.

We would urge anyone who was in the area at this time, and may have information to come forward as it could help us with our enquiries."

Anyone with information is asked to contact us via the online reporting centre, or by calling 101 and quoting reference 40/12122/18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.