Armed robber brandishes kitchen knife at Wimbledon chemist — CCTV released

An armed robber brandished a large kitchen knife in a chemist in Wimbledon in October, police have released CCTV footage.

The suspect walked into the store on Durnsford Road and robbed a chemist at knifepoint at about 3:15pm on October 13 2015.

The suspect demanded the victim to open the till and a petty cash box and stole a quantity of cash.

The man then fled the scene and made off towards Haydons Road.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20s to early 30s, he wore a blue hooded tracksuit, white trainers and was carrying a black holdall.

Detectives are currently investigating the armed robbery and police released the CCTV footage to help identify the man.

Anyone who recognises the man or has more information should contact police on 101 or anonymously on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 203621.

Featured image courtesy of Ray Forster and Met Police, with thanks

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