Attempted Armed Robbery In Haverhill

9 May 2014, 10:19 | Updated: 9 May 2014, 10:20

Two masked men armed with a gun have tried to rob a shop in Haverhill in Suffolk.

The incident occurred at around 7.35am this morning, Friday 9 May, at the convenience store in Primrose Hill.

Two men wearing masks entered the shop and one was brandishing a gun, described as a pistol. They attempted to steal alcohol from a fridge but left empty-handed.

The men are both described as white and aged between 18 and 20. The first man was around 6ft 1in tall, wearing a red hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms, with a handkerchief over his face.

The second man is described as around 5ft 5in tall wearing a black jacket and a black balaclava.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101, quoting reference CAD 42 of 9/5 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.