Horror as 13-year-old boy is threatened with pistol by hammer-wielding robber in Hatfield
PUBLISHED: 11:01 03 October 2013 | UPDATED: 12:24 03 October 2013
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was held up at gunpoint by a hammer-wielding robber in Hatfield, police have said.
The horror encounter took place at Martin’s newsagent this morning (Thursday).
A letter was delivered to residents nearby which said the youngster was held up by the man described as being between 18 and 30, wearing sunglasses, black jogging bottoms, a long-sleeved, possibly grey, hoodie and light-coloured trainers.
He was carrying a silver pistol and a hammer.
Witnesses or those with information have been asked to call DC Gerry Ward on 01707 806844.
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