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Police appeal after armed robbery in Harrow

Police have appealed to the public for help to identify a man following an armed robbery in Harrow.

Police were called at about 12:20pm on Monday, 30 January to a shop on St Anns Road in Harrow Town Centre.

On arrival, they were told that the suspect had posed as a customer before asking to look at a Rolex Submariner watch.

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He jumped over the counter and threatened a member of staff with a handgun. The suspect stole the watch and ran away. The sales assistant was not injured.

Detectives have today (Tuesday 7 March) released CCTV images of the man they need to trace following the Harrow robbery.

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Detective Constable Tom Grimshaw, said: “This was a very traumatic experience for the member of staff, who had a gun pointed at them.

“I would urge you to take a good look at the images and contact us if you know who he is. He was wearing a very distinctive ‘Royal Ascot’ baseball cap. Or have you been offered a Rolex at a reduced price?

“Please call us as a matter of urgency before he strikes again.”

Anyone with information should call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 2906/30Jan. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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