Gang of knifepoint robbers trap victim’s car


A motorist was trapped in his own car as gang of knifepoint robbers struck on Mulberry Close, Luton, last Tuesday.

At around 7.50pm two cars– believed to be a blue Toyota Aygo and a silver 12-plate Seat hatchback– pulled into the road and blocked the victim and his girlfriend in their car.

A group of Asian men in their 20s threatened the driver with a knife, demanding money and his belongings.

They made off with £200 cash, an Armani watch and a HTC mobile phone.

One man had his face covered, was average height and had an Adidas shoulder bag.

A second man was described as skinny, around 5’ 6”, with short dark hair and wearing dark clothing.

A third man was described as around 5’ 8”, large build with a beard and short dark hair and wearing a light grey Adidas tracksuit.

Another Asian male in his 20s was believed to be involved in the incident.

PC Ben Stone said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicles matching these descriptions acting suspiciously or who has any information to assist us in our investigation.”

Anyone who may have seen the incident or who has any information is asked to contact the police on 101 or text 07786 200 011. Alternatively please call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 11.