Camden and Islington Tesco and Nissa armed robberies: Video shows the moment thief draws a gun
Met Police Flying Squad detectives are investigating armed robberies in Camden and Islington, and have released CCTV footage.
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Detectives are trying to identify three males in connection with the investigation.
Police were called at around 5.40am on Sunday October 1 to a report of an armed robbery at Tesco in Camden Road.
Two male suspects entered the store, and while one produced a handgun and pointed it at staff, the second stole items.
Around 40 minutes later, the same suspects went into the Nisa Local in York Way and carried out an identical robbery.
At around 3.20am on October 4 police say the same two suspects went into the Nisa again, this time accompanied by a third male. The group waved a handgun, a knife and a hammer at members of the public before stealing goods.
North London armed robbery suspects
Suspect A is described by police as Asian, 6' tall, aged in his 20s, dressed in black, including tracksuit bottoms with grey pockets.
Suspect B is described as Asian, 5'7" tall, approximately 20-30 years old and also wore all black, including a hoodie with a “Myprotein” logo.
Police say there is no description of the third suspect.
Met Police investigation
Detective Constable Will Wigzell, from the Central Specialist Crime Flying Squad, is leading the investigation and said: “This was a very frightening experience for the victims involved, thankfully none of whom were injured. These are very serious offences and we are keen to identify those responsible as soon as possible.
"Officers have carried out a number of inquiries and are now appealing to the public for assistance. Do you have any information that could help us? Do you recognise the males in the images?”
Anyone with information which could assist is asked to call 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC quoting CRIS 2332095/23. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.