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Appeal for witnesses following armed robbery at at Headley Village Stores in Epsom

09 Nov, 2018 12:43 News Witness Appeals

We are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a at Headley Village Stores in Epsom yesterday (8 November) evening.

Officers were called at approximately 5.10pm after two unknown people wearing masks entered the store, and threatened the staff. They are described as wearing Halloween masks and carrying a firearm. No one suffered any injuries.

Inspector Andy Adams, who is investigating the incident said: “We are aware that there was another robbery earlier the same day, and officers are currently investigating the circumstances of both incidents and at the moment are not ruling out whether they are linked. No arrests have been made at this stage.

“I would like to reassure the local community that we are doing all we can to trace the persons involved in this incident.

“We understand that residents will be concerned by what has happened, and would like to encourage shop owners to take all the necessary steps they can to ensure their premises are secure, and ensure CCTV is fully effective.”

For advice on protecting your premises visit: https://surrey.police.uk/advice/protecting-your-business/premises-security/

Anyone with information that may help identify the suspects, or if you were in the area and can provide us with information on sightings or dash cam footage, should contact Surrey Police on 101 (999 in an emergency) or surrey.police.uk/ReportIt, quoting reference PR/45180119654.

You can also give information, 100% anonymously, to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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