Police issue CCTV pictures of gun armed Chiseldon newsagent robbers
CCTV pictures are now being distributed by Wiltshire Police in an updated appeal for witnesses and information following a robbery at Chaplin’s newsagents, in Chiseldon, early on Monday.
At approximately 6.30am, two men entered the premises, threatened a member of staff with what was believed to be a handgun, and stole cigarettes and a small sum of money.
The suspects are described as white and aged in their 20s. One was approximately 5ft 9ins tall and was wearing a grey hoodie with a large black stripe across the middle, and both had scarves covering their faces.
The suspects put the cigarettes they stole into a holdall which had a distinctive logo.
Detective Constable Liz Coles, told Marlborough News Online: “Robbery is an extremely serious offence and it is fortunate that no-one was hurt during this incident.”
“I would like to thank the public for their response so far, but I would also like to stress that I am still keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen any vehicles or someone acting suspiciously.”
“The suspects used a distinctive bag and we have CCTV images of them, someone must know who they are. If you do, I would urge you to contact police or Crimestoppers immediately.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Coles at Gablecross Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information may be left anonymously if preferred.