Armed robbers target shop in Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Three men on motorbikes wielding pick axes storm jewellers

Armed robbers have targeted a store in Brent Cross Shopping Centre this morning.

According to a witness three men on motorbikes wielding pick axes stormed the shop, believed to be a jewellers, in front of shocked shoppers.

The centre which, opens to shoppers at 10am, has been evacuated by police who are at the scene.

A spokesman for Barnet Police told the Times: “There’s been a report of a commercial robbery at Brent Cross and officers are attending.”

More to come soon.

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