Driver robbed at gunpoint after thieves ram his car in Staples Corner
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Robbers stole a ‘substantial’amount of cash out of victim’s boot
Brent Police are appealing for information after a driver was robbed at gunpoint after his car was rammed in Staples Corner.
The victim had driven his silver Toyota Avensis out of Staples Corner Industrial Estate when a dark car, believed to be a VW Golf or similar, smashed into the back of him.
A man, is believed to have been brandishing a firearm, got out of the dark car opened the boot of the victim’s car and stole a bag containing a substantial quantity of cash.
He got back into the vehicle which sped off along the A5 towards Hendon.
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Brent Police released details about the robbery, which happened on May 20 at around 6.550pm, today.
T/DC Tom Palmer, investigating officer, said: “I am appealing to anyone who saw what happened to contact me. This was rush hour at a busy junction and it is hoped that someone will have seen the incident or the male involved.”
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Anyone with information is asked to call 020 8733 3250 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.