Renewed appeal to find bogus police officers who robbed woman at knifepoint in Colindale
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Police have issued a renewed appeal in their hunt to find two bogus police officers who robbed a woman at knifepoint after tricking their way into her home in Colindale.
The victim was handcuffed, gagged with tape and threatened with the weapon by the pair who wore fake police uniform and produced a forged search warrant to gain access to the flat in Eagle Drive.
The men demanded she showed them where a safe which she did not have before fleeing with a substantial amount of cash.
They are believed to have driven away from the scene following the attack on August 11 last year at around 1am.
An E-fit of one of the suspects shows he is white with blond gelled hair, blue eyes, clean shaven and 5ft 11in tall.
His accomplice is also white with short dark brown greying hair and freckles.
He is also 5ft 11in tall and clean shaven.
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Both are thought to be in their 20s and were wearing a light blue short sleeved shirt wit a collar, a black vest with Police on it and black trousers.
Det Con Andy Deamer, from the Acquisitive Crime Unit in Barnet, said: “This was a horrendous attack on a female in her own home, which has left her extremely traumatised.
“I am appealing to anyone with information to come forward and assist in anyway they can.”
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 2417900/14 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.