Gold Taken In Armed Robbery

26 August 2011, 16:30 | Updated: 26 August 2011, 16:45

Police are investigating an armed robbery which took place today, Friday 26 August, between 12.15pm and 12.20pm.

A substantial quantity of gold items were taken from a business premises on Moulton Park Industrial Estate.

Two offenders, believed to be in a BMW X5, threatened two members of staff before making off with the gold items.

The offenders were armed with a metal pole and an axe, and are described as 6 ft tall, of slim build, wearing black clothing and black masks.

The business is offering a significant reward for any information that leads to the recovery of the stolen property and the identification, arrest and prosecution of those responsible.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 03000 111 222 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.