Balaclava wearing robbers steal cash from restaurant staff in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a robbery in Milton Keynes on Sunday night (March 3).

Tuesday, 7th March 2017, 4:35 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:54 am

At around 11.55pm, three staff members were leaving a takeaway restaurant on Fyfield Barrow, Walnut Tree when they were approached by two men wearing balaclavas.

The men then threatened the staff. Both were believed to be holding a bladed object, thought to be a knife.

A quantity of cash was stolen and the offenders left the scene on foot towards the alleyway that leads to Studley Knapp.

The victims, two men and a woman, were not injured.

The first male offender was around 5ft, skinny, with brown eyes. He was wearing a black balaclava, a dark-coloured top, and dark-coloured trousers with a thick white stripe down the leg.

The second offender was about 5ft 7ins, skinny, wearing a black balaclava and blue jeans. He was believed to be a holding a larger bladed object.

“This was a concerning incident in the community and we have now launched a thorough investigation in order to locate these offenders,” said investigating officer, Detective Constable Hollie Cromarty.

“As part of the investigation, we would urge anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have seen or heard any suspicious behaviour in the area to please come forward.

Anyone with information is urged to call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101, quoting incident number 43170065351.”