Police hunt pharmacy raiders

PUBLISHED: 12:04 09 November 2006 | UPDATED: 14:54 12 May 2010

POLICE are hunting two masked men who raided a pharmacy in Ashwell. Wearing balaclavas, they forced their way into Ashwell Pharmacy in the High Street. They smashed a pane of glass in the front door with a metal pole, which was left at the scene. Once ins

POLICE are hunting two masked men who raided a pharmacy in Ashwell.

Wearing balaclavas, they forced their way into Ashwell Pharmacy in the High Street.

They smashed a pane of glass in the front door with a metal pole, which was left at the scene.

Once inside, the thieves stole money from the cash register along with perfumery products and cosmetics.

They were seen leaving in a vehicle in the direction of Baldock.

The incident happened on October 25 at 4am.

A spokeswoman for Herts police said: "We are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area or who saw the incident to contact us.

"So far no arrests have been made, and the case is ongoing."

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

It was the second incident that has occurred in Ashwell High Street in the past two months.

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