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Armed Gang axe attack on a watch shop

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Three men in moped’s have speed along oxford street attacked a Watches of Switzerland on bond Street, London.

They forced pedestrians to run off the path as the traveled at speed towards the shop.

The incident which happened on March 17th saw the men ram the door of the shop with a moped and then attack the shop with a hammer and an axe.

The group then sprayed people with what is believed to be a noxious liquid when they approached the shop, which is believed to be ammonia.

A security guard is in hospital after the attempted armed robbery, his injuries are potentially life-changing.

Police believe one of the suspects had a handgun.

Staff managed to activate the security shutter and the gang fled empty handed.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news. Tweet your news and views to @TrevSherwoodPH

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