Gun robbers hold up milkman

PUBLISHED: 11:09 06 March 2008 | UPDATED: 15:41 11 May 2010

A MILKMAN was robbed at gunpoint while making his deliveries in the Meldreth and Kneesworth area on Friday morning. The man was approached by two men riding an off-road motorbike as he stopped for a short break between Kneesworth Street and Chestnut Lane.

A MILKMAN was robbed at gunpoint while making his deliveries in the Meldreth and Kneesworth area on Friday morning.

The man was approached by two men riding an off-road motorbike as he stopped for a short break between Kneesworth Street and Chestnut Lane.

One of the robbers approached the driver's side window and, showing a dark coloured rifle, demanded money.

The second man took cash from a wallet inside the van.

The two men wore dark leather ­clothing, dark boots, and dark full face crash helmets and gloves.

Both men got back on the bike and headed towards Kneesworth.

Detective Inspector Simon Harding said: "We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area or believes they may know who is responsible."

Anyone with information should contact DC Chris Wilson on 0845 4564564.

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