Shop worker held at gun point

Bicycles were among the items stolen
Bicycles were among the items stolen

A shop assistant was threatened with a gun during a raid on a convenience store in Blundell Road, Luton on Tuesday night.

The incident happened between 11.14pm and 11.19pm when the 25 year old shop assistant was confronted by two masked men and forced to hand over cash as one of the offenders took bottles of alcohol from the shelves.

The offenders then both left the scene on foot.The first offender is described as a white man, 5’10” to 6’ tall with an average build. He wore a light grey hooded top, towelling jogging bottoms, black training shoes and black gloves which had a red motif on the back. He also wore a light grey and blue bandana over his face.

The second offender is described as either a white or Asian man, 5’9” to 5’11” tall, wearing a hooded top which was light blue at the top and dark blue at the bottom, together with dark jogging bottoms and black training shoes. He also wore a light grey or white dust mask over his face and was carrying a brown and black bag, possibly a back pack.

Anyone with information can contact PC Ben Stone, at Luton Police Station, on 01582 394471, or Bedfordshire Police on 101.

or text information to 07786 200011. Alternatively you can contact anonymously, on 0800 555 111.