Knifepoint Robbery at Sainsbury's on Northfield Avenue

Cash box stolen in morning raid


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Police are appealing for witnesses and information  after a security guard was robbed at knifepoint outside Sainsbury's Local on Northfield Avenue.

Officers were called at 10:30hrs, on Tuesday 10 January.

Police say a man wielding a knife demanded cash from a cash in transit security guard who had been outside the supermarket.

The man stole a cash box from the guard and then ran off down Belsize Avenue.

The suspect, who was wearing a scarf around his face, is described as mixed-race in appearance.

Detective Constable Neil Webb, of the Finchley Flying Squad, said:

"We urge any one who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the suspect running down Belsize Avenue, or any vehicle which may have been driven suspiciously in the area."

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 358 1751; or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111


11th January 2012


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