BREAKING NEWS: CCTV footage of gun robbery released

POLICE have released CCTV footage of three men they would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery at a Kilnhurst shop.

It is believed that two masked men wearing dark clothing entered Victoria Mini Mart at 7.35pm on Saturday, September 22, armed with what could be a silver revolver and threatened the shopkeeper Ragwinder Singh.

The weapon was discharged during the incident and the men stole the lottery till with a quantity of cash before escaping in a stolen blue Vauxhall Astra estate car, registration number M35 VYG.

The car drove off in the direction of Hooton Roberts.

A third man can be seen standing outside the shop and it is believed that he acted as a look out whilst the robbery was taking place.

Before the incident, the same vehicle is believed to have been travelling at speed along Glasshouse Road onto Greenwood Road, Russell Street and onto Victoria Street before arriving at the mini mart.

The first man was wearing all black clothing, with his hood up and carrying a handgun.

The second man was wearing jeans with light patches on the front and a dark coloured top with lighter colour on the shoulders and carrying a plastic bag.

The third man was wearing black clothing with white stripes down the arms. All of the men were wearing white latex gloves.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is urged to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 1160 of 22 September 2012.