Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Police hunt teenage boys who stole sweets and fizzy drinks while armed with a plastic broom

Detectives have released CCTV footage of teenage boys robbing a newsagents in south London by threatening the shopkeep with a plastic broom.

Wandsworth Borough police said that officers were called to the robbery at A J corner shop, on the Winstanley estate in Battersea. The two suspects entered the shop and demanded cash from the till. When the shop keeper refused, the suspects threatened the shopkeeper with a broom and grabbed a quantity of sweets and fizzy drinks.

They then left the store with the goods. The suspects, captured by the CCTV, are described as: Suspect 1 is described as a black teenager wearing a fur lined coat, black trousers and black shoes. Suspect 2 is described as a black teenager, wearing a dark hooded jacket with a white sports badge on the right elbow.

He wore a grey hood underneath the coat, dark tracksuit bottoms and white trainers. He was seen wearing a black sports bag with 'Nike' written in white across the front. Police are keen to hear from anyone who may recognise or witness the two teenagers shown on CCTV.

With CCTV video, or you can watch it here.

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