Welwyn Garden City gun raid CCTV stills released

PUBLISHED: 11:03 25 February 2014 | UPDATED: 11:03 25 February 2014

A raider escapes with his stolen smokes

A raider escapes with his stolen smokes


These are the three men who burst into a Welwyn Garden City convenience store and threatened a worker with a pistol.

One of the raiders entering the One Stop Shopon Peartree LaneOne of the raiders entering the One Stop Shopon Peartree Lane

Police have released these CCTV stills in a bid to track down the cigarette thieves.

The raiders targeted the One Stop Shop, in Peartree Lane, at 8.40pm on Sunday February 2.

A 24-year-old woman had a handgun pointed at her by one of the crooks.

Detective Sergeant Mark Wallis from the Local Crime Unit at Hatfield Police Station is investigating and said: “This incident was particularly distressing for the employee who was in the store at the time, but was not injured. Our enquiries into this incident continue and we would like to ask people to look at these images and contact us if they recognise the three men.

The three men who targeted the shopThe three men who targeted the shop

“It may be that they can provide information which could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact the Herts police non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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